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Wild Strawberry Vinegar

The awesomely (is that a word) sweet wild strawberries are the perfect ingredient to make Wild Strawberry Vinegar. Far superior to cultivated varieties, these ‘little balls of nectar’ are quite simply, heavenly, and the end product is a deep rich red strawberry vinegar that turns ordinary salad dressings into something sensational.


  • 1 cup of Wild Strawberries
  • 1 cup of organic red wine vinegar

Suggested Instructions

  1. Put the wild strawberries into a suitably clean jar, smash them up a bit with the end of a rolling pin so the juice starts showing.
  2. Pour in the red wine vinegar, and stir well.
  3. Cap or cover the jar and leave in a sunny place for 4 days. Shaking a couple of times a day.
  4. Strain through muslin then bottle.

Makes: 250ml

About the Author Robin Harford

Robin is a forager and self-taught ethnobotanist. He specialises in wild edible plants and has been running foraging courses throughout the UK since 2008. He travels extensively documenting and recording the traditional and local uses of wild food plants in indigenous cultures.

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