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Elderberry Cabbage

Elderberries best suit savoury foods and this sticky elderberry cabbage is the perfect accompaniment for a Sunday roast.

Makes enough to serve 6 as a side.


  • Large Red Cabbage – thinly sliced
  • 1 tblsp real butter
  • 2 red onions – peeled and finely chopped
  • 2tsp red wine vinegar
  • 150g elderberries – squeezed to extract juice
  • 50g brown sugar
  • 10g ground hogweed seeds (or 1 cinnamon stick)
  • 1 orange – Zest and juice


  1. Heat the butter in a large pan, add the onions and fry off until soft – approx. 5 minutes
  2. Add the orange zest and cinnamon (or hogweed seeds) and cook for a minute before adding in the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Bring the whole lot to the boil then reduce to a rolling simmer, cover the pan and cook for 45 minutes until the cabbage is softened well.
  4. Serve in the Natural Canvas Extra Large Nesting Bowl.

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