Once a year it's time to harvest the elder bush in our backyard. Those blossoms, which have not been turned into the beloved sirup or jelly at spring time have now turned into near-black berries. Every year we're surprised how many we have left on there.So, after 3 hours of de-vineing we ended up with not only blood-red hands two but also with two large bowls of berries ready to be processed. One half of it was bound to become stewed:
Here's the result:
Wondering about the other half? That we threw into the steam-juicer and got three bottles of wonderful sirup.