Thyme Vinegar Recipe

thyme vinegar

When making this thyme vinegar or any other herb vinegar, remember the volatile flavour oils will be strongest in the morning.

Ingredients for Thyme Vinegar:

  • Thyme leaves, washed, drained and roughly chopped (about 3 good handfuls)
  • 1 pint (570 ml) white wine vinegar or distilled white malt vinegar

Method for Thyme Vinegar:

  1. Put the thyme into a wide-mouthed sterilized jar and pour over the cold vinegar.
  2. Cover tightly and leave to stand in a sunny place for 3 to 4 weeks, shaking occasionally.
  3. Strain through muslin, pour into a sterilized bottle, adding a fresh spray of thyme to the bottle, and seal.

Makes about 1 pint (570 ml) of Thyme Vinegar.

Adds interest to salad dressings and can be used in stews, soups, sauces etc.

Herb Vinegars make a lovely gift if put into a nice bottle.

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