I have never mastered the art of travelling light and since narrowboating became a holiday way of life, my packing just got even worse. However, even I marvelled at the amount we brought home this time. It seemed to have multiplied while we were away. And then, of course, I remember that it had.
After unpacking the usual washing and other sundries, I took my boxes of preserves to store in the garage. There I checked in:
6 jars of Red Wild Cherry Plum Jam from Droitwich Basin
9 jars of Yellow Wild Cherry Plum Jam from Droitwich Basin
1×1 litre jar of Blackberry Whisky from Droitwich Basin
2×2 litre jars of Red Cherry Plum Gin from Droitwich Basin
1×1 litre jar of Wild Cherry Brandy from Droitwich Basin
6 bottles of Japanese Rosehip Syrup from Droitwich Basin
6 jars of Yellow Wild Cherry Plum Chutney from Worcester on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal
2 jars of Yellow Wild Cherry Plum & Chilli Chutney from Worcester on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal
2×1 litre jars of bottled Yellow Wild Cherry Plums from Worcester on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal
12 bottles of Yellow Wild Cherry Plumbeena from Worcester on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal
1 jar of dried Rose Petals from the Wolverhampton 21 lock flight.
As well as all this, we also enjoyed the Rosehip Bread, the Wild Cherry Clafoutis and the wild Raspberries. We also tolerated the Red Clover Rice Salad.
Phew! Not a bad foraging trip then 🙂
Really quite tired now. Do not tell the Captain, but I could use a holiday …
Still, not long till we take Wand’ring Bark out again. Just three weeks and we’re off again – hurrah!