Millhouse Farm, Clonlisk, Shinrone,
Birr, Offaly R42 YF38
Phone: +353 85 747 6761
Spring Nettles are rich in iron and also help with allergies.
Can be taken neat off the spoon or added as a topping to breakfast porridge/ natural yogurt etc or drizzle a teaspoon over a fruit salad.
Gorseflower is often traditionally referred to as “Energy from the Earth” and helps to calm & sooth.
Gorse Flower imparts a beautiful aroma of coconut/almond from the boglands of the Irish Midlands.
Wild Rosehips are very high in Vitamin C (20 times more Vit C in one Rosehip than an orange!!). Excellent to ward off colds.
Great for skin, hair and nails. Rosehips have natural anti inflammatory properties, easing the discomfort of arthritis etc.
A powerful antioxidant, black elderberries have been used to traditionally combat illness since ancient times.
They have twice the natural antioxidant capacity of blueberries and almost twice that of cranberries.
Hawthornberry was traditionally taken as a heart tonic and was known as “Man's Tea”.
Take it neat off the spoon or as a topping to breakfast porridge/ natural yogurt etc or drizzle a teaspoon over a fruit salad.
The combination of Haw & Ginger was traditionally known as “Strong Woman's Tonic”.
Ginger was added to help women digest Haw. Can be taken in warm water or added to a black or green tea for a fruit tea.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Rowanberries from the Mountain Ash.
Traditionally known as “The Singers Shrub”, it was gargled or swallowed as an anti-bacterial to keep the vocal cords clean!!!
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Gorse Petals. Gorse also known as Furze or Whin.
An almond like flavour from the petals of what has to be the prickliest plant on the farm!!
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Dandelion Petals. Dandelions are a very special little plant traditionally used for Liver Cleansing/Detox.
This Shrub captures the honeyed aroma of Dandelion nectar.
Blas na hEireann "Gold Award Winner". Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Honeysuckle.
The wonderful heady scent of Honeysuckle is captured in this Shrub.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Rosehips.
The flavours of late summer Wild Dog Rosehips handpicked on the wild areas of the farm.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Sloes from the native Wild Blackthorn. The tartness of Sloes combines beautifully with Apple Cide Vinegar to give a unique taste
Mix with oil for dressings & marinades.
Add a dash to Hummus, Mayonnaises, Sauces.
Use as Flavouring in Baking & Cooking.
Drizzle over ice-cream & puddings.
Dilute with water for a thirst quenching drink.
Use to make cocktails.
As a unique addition to a cheeseboard try a Shrub Shot (for shots dilute 1:1 with sparkling water) and enjoy with a good strong cheese for a taste explosion!
Blas na hEireann Bronze Winner 2014. Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Blackberries.
The Blackberry was traditionally known as the “Goutberry” and good for gout and digestion.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with a mix of Red & White Clover Petals from our Wild Meadows.
This combination of fine natural Irish ingredients creates a light & delicate flavour.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Elderberries.
Traditionally made to accompany Game Meats. This shrub features a rich, deep flavour.
Pro-biotic Organic Irish Apple Cider Vinegar infused with Wild Elderflowers.
Elderflowers infuse spectacularly with Apple Cider Vinegar to create a wonderful summer flavour.
A traditional Crabapple Jelly recipe with an added chilli "kick"
Excellent with cheeses, salads or any meats. Also adds that little oomph to yoghurt or ice cream
A honey-like flavour from the Wild Meadows.
Excellent with all Cheeses.
Also the perfect accompaniment for Cold Meats or for use in Baking
A combination of tart Sloes & tangy Crabapples create this old traditional flavour.
Enjoy with red meat, game and strong cheese.
Also great as a sauce base for red meat, such as lamb chops.
Delicate, handpicked petals from the Whin/Furze/Gorse Bush.
This is an Old Traditional Recipe, delicious with cold meats & cheeses.
Exceptional as a cereal or warm pancake topping.
Delicately sweet flavour of wild rosehips
This pot is absolutely delightful with Pork.
It is also just as good on toast as it is with any of your favourite roast meats.
Rich, dark flavour of Wild Elderberries.
An autumnal jelly made with the gem-like fruits of the elder.
The perfect accompaniment for game dishes or any roast meats & cheeses.
A tart, savoury jelly.
Made using handpicked berries from the Mountain Ash Tree, homemade Crabapple Pectin and a touch of Sage.
Tradtionally used with Game Meats, Sweetmeats etc.
An intense flavour from the heart of the wild summer boglands.
Suggested Uses. Excellent as a Ham Glaze. Beautiful with Ice Cream. Wonderful added to Puddings, Yoghurts etc. Sparks memories of childhood when used as a spread on thick crusty homemade brown bread
A rich, sweet, spicy jelly.
Made using handpicked Hawthorn berries, homemade Crabapple Pectin and a “secret” combination of spices. Traditionally used spread on warm soda bread or currant cake but just as nice with a fresh sourdough loaf or toasted bagels.
Pontack was originally developed for use with game meats but it also makes a lovely salad dressing mixed with good oil, can be drizzled over roasted vegetables or a little drop added to stews/gravies for a richness of flavour. Quite nice to drizzle a wee drop over poached pears & stilton. Pontack is best used sparingly as a little goes a long way. BLAS Na hEIREANN "CHEFS CHOICE" AWARD 2017
An old traditional recipe using a homemade Crabapple pectin infused with the delicate aromas & flavours of the Elderflower
Excellent with Cold Meats. Lovely with Cheese. Amazing with Lamb/Pork.
Excellent drizzled over Soft Goats Cheese.
Traditionally known as "Poor Mans Honey". Made using handpicked Dandelion Petals & resulting mild flavour & texture of honey. A special little pot with so many uses as a pantry staple.
A delicious and flavourful fruit cheese.
Handpicked Wild Damsons create a rich and intense Fruit Cheese which can be sliced thinly & enjoyed meats, salads and more. Try it with with Turkey, Chicken, Cold Meats, Salads, Cheese, and Puddings.