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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic-ish garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, peonies, philadelphus...

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awomanonabike

It’s that time of year again...if anyone fancies joining me with a rhubarb gimlet in a month’s time, scroll left for the recipe 🍸💗🍸 #rhubarb-gin #rhubarb-syrup #rhubarb-gimlet

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charlotte

Oooo yes please. Can you add gin to mine 🤔

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awomanonabike

The gin is in! Cheers 🍸🍸 @charlotte

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emch

Apparently this plant has #101uses

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charlotte

Marvellous 🙂

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awomanonabike

Remember that rhubarb syrup I was making? Cheers 😉 🍸 #rhubarb-gimlet

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Cheers to you to.....🥂 enjoy

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awomanonabike

Thanks Elaine. Well it is Friday 😁 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

I'd love to clink glasses but we are rather well socially distanced Jacqueline, enjoy 🍷

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awomanonabike

Consider your glass clinked Jane 🥂 😂 @pelly

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cotehow

Looks delicious 👍🍸😎

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awomanonabike

Oh it is Steve... or rather it was. Hic! 😊 @cotehow

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rachelbrooks

Oi!! Don’t drink it all!! 🤨 Save some for September!! 😉 Looks lush! 🍸

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awomanonabike

😂 Dont panic Rachel 🙄 This used last year’s gin 😬 🥂 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Don’t worry Lin, it has gin in it 😉😂 @linfoster

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rachelbrooks

Phew! 😰 as ya were then! 😉 Cheers lovely 🍸

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sieveheadsarah

Ooh lovely Jacqueline, as is the glass and it’s cute engraving 😍

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awomanonabike

And today I bottled the syrup. So pleased I remembered I had some of these little bottles. Perfect for bottling as they fit in an ordinary saucepan. Plus a #rhubarb-gimlet only takes 15ml 😉👌🍸

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sieveheadsarah

The colour is fabulous 😍

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awomanonabike

It’s great isn’t it. I couldn’t not post a photo 💗 @sieveheadsarah

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sieveheadsarah

I think I’ll give this a go Jacqueline, I should have enough rhubarb at the allotment 👍🏼😍

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anges

They look great Jacqueline ❤ What do you use the syrup with? 😋😋😋

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Keely

Oh I bet that is delicious on ice cream 😋

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Bet it’s nice with gin.....🤯

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awomanonabike

I make it so I can make #rhubarb-gimlet 🍸🍸 but it also makes a nice cordial @anges

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awomanonabike

Ooh! I’ve never tried but I bet it is 😋 @Keely

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awomanonabike

That’s the idea 😉👌🍸🍸 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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anges

Mmmm !!!

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awomanonabike

😂🤣 This really is the syrup Lin. The gin won’t be ready for 4 weeks 😢😂@linfoster

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awomanonabike

I know there are lots of lovely recipes for #rhubarb but seriously, is there anything better than rhubarb gin and a rhubarb gimlet?🍸 Scroll sideways for the recipe 😍 #rhubarb-gin

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michelleh

The hubster cooked an upside down rhubarb and apple cake this afternoon 😁😋 I'm getting so fat!! 😆🤣😆🤦‍♀️😱😆

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gardengimp

Nice! That would get the seal of approval here on the edge of the Rhubarb Triangle. We even have rhubarb sculptures and a festival☺

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pelly

Rhubarb and custard? Can't stand gin 😂

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awomanonabike

Sounds gorgeous, though make sure to save some for some gin 😉 @michelleh

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awomanonabike

I absolutely love rhubarb Graham. Always have, even as a child when I ate it raw dipped in sugar 😋@gardengimp

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awomanonabike

Oh Jane! Rhubarb gin does not taste of gin. Add rhubarb syrup and lime juice and you have heaven in glass 😉😂🍸🍸 @pelly

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pelly

I'm sure it's delicious Jacqueline but I so rarely drink spirits, I'm a wine kind of gal 🍷

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awomanonabike

Ah well I’m with you there but prepared to make an exception for this 😉😜 @pelly

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pelly

Enjoy Jacqueline 🍷

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gardengimp

Don't get me started Jaq, rhubarb crumble...mmm😋😋😋

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awomanonabike

Oh definitely up there in my top 10! Have you ever had Delia Smith’s rhubarb and orange meringue pie? A_m_a_z_i_n_g @gardengimp

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awomanonabike

Managed to catch it in time this year. Pile-it-high #rhubarb pie tonight 💗💗💗 Or pilot-high rhubarb pie according to my youngest, who thought it was named after flying through clouds ✈️ ⛅️

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awomanonabike

If anyone is tempted, here is the recipe. I’ve never bothered with the pastry crust though 🤭 https://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/type-of-dish/meringue-recipes/pile-it-high-orange-and-rhubarb-meringue-pie #recipe #rhubarb-recipe

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sadieberg

I’ll bookmark that recipe for when I can get some rhubarb, thanks 👍

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awomanonabike

Oh do Vivien. It’s really good 😋 @sadieberg

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saguaro

Beautiful rhubarb 😍💚 I'll have to check it out 😊

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awomanonabike

Thanks 😊 @saguaro

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awomanonabike

21 Apr 2019 • Rhubarb, sugar, gin and a gorgeous sunny evening 😎 And in 4 weeks there will be #rhubarb-gin 🍸

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cee

Oohh yummy, save me some Jacqueline🤭🍹 'gin-gin' @awomanonabike

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kylers

Sounds delicious 😉

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awomanonabike

You’re on! Chin! Chin! 🍸🍸 @cee

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awomanonabike

Hi Kylee, it is and really simple 😍 @kylers

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carolgs

Not sure why I liked I can't stand rhubarb,! 🤢 It looks very pretty though

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awomanonabike

Ah, but have you ever had rhubarb gin? It’s a whole other world 🍸🍸 😉 @carolgs

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carolgs

Yep but not home made, I tried some at a plant show thought my tastes may have changed, but as soon as I sniffed it I realised they hadn't but I still drank it and that just clarified I still don't like rhubarb!!

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awomanonabike

But, but, but...Oh well I won’t try and persuade you then. All the more for me 😉😂 @carolgs

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carolgs

Even the bloke selling it said why did I try it and I sniffed it my response was it would be rude not to!! You can have my share with pleasure 😊

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awomanonabike

You can have my... 😉😉😉 I cant think of anything I don’t like. Tripe?! 😉😂🤣 @carolgs

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carolgs

You can have mine of that too especially you serve it with baked beans 🤢🤣🤣

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awomanonabike

13 Jul 2018 • This only took a month. It manages to capture the smell, the taste and the colour of rhubarb 💕🍷💕 #gyo #rhubarb #gin #rhubarb-gin

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twin-dragons

Looks nice 👍

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sadieberg

Looks very nice, are you going to share the recipe?

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charlotte

Sounds lovely

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rachelbrooks

I hope you’re saving a bottle for September? 😜 love the colour 👌🏼

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cee

Looks fab, lovely colour. #lovegin❤ #loverhubarb❤

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awomanonabike

Thanks Gilbert 😊 @twin-dragons

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awomanonabike

Yes Of course Vivien! Shake 1kg of trimmed rhubarb (2cm pieces) with 400g caster sugar. Add 800ml gin (Aldi gin is great). Shake occasionally until all the sugar is dissolved. Leave in a dark place for a month then strain through muslin & bottle - or drink 😉 @sadieberg

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awomanonabike

It is even better than I thought it would be Charlotte. And very, very easy to make 👍 @charlotte

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awomanonabike

If you’re really good I might even make you a rhubarb cocktail 😜🤪 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Cheers Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

17 Jun 2018 • For those of you suggesting other #rhubarb deserts, I give you... a rhubarb gimlet 💗🍸💗 Have a lovely Sunday evening! #gyo #rhubarb-gimlet

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Keely

That looks lovely 😍 💖🌸💖🌸 enjoy your evening too 😄

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rachelbrooks

I have no idea what gimlet is (is it similar to giblets? 🤔) but that looks as though I’d not need very much! 😂 enjoy! 🥂

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pelly

Chin chin 🍷🍷

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lexijane

Yummy 😋

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awomanonabike

Thanks Keely. You too. Hic! @Keely

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awomanonabike

I think you mean Mmmm mmmmm @scaryskates

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awomanonabike

A gimlet is gin and lime, 50:50. This is gin, lime juice & rhubarb syrup (4:2:1) so isn’t that strong really... 😬 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Cheers Jane 🍸🍸 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Oh it was Lexi 😍 @lexijane

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh I say.....🍸how very civilised

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rachelbrooks

Just half a pint for me then please 😉

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awomanonabike

17 Jun 2018 • This little lot went into crumble, #rhubarb gin and rhubarb syrup 🍸💗🍸

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pelly

Custard, ice and sponge pudding 😊😊

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Keely

Fabulous haul 👌😋😋

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Sounds delicious 😋

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awomanonabike

We are having custard with the crumble Jane 😊 @pelly

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awomanonabike

We have quite a big patch Keely but I still forget it’s there. Not this year though 👍 @Keely

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awomanonabike

Wait til you see the next post Elaine 😉 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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rachelbrooks

Good girl, it’s the law to have custard with rhubarb crumble 😉

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nessas

Fabulous Jaqueline 👍🏻 although I have to admit I can never warm to rhubarb 🙄🙄

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awomanonabike

That’s good, I’d hate to break any rules 😉 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Oh Vanessa! Can I have yours? 😉😂 @nessas

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nessas

Oh go on then 🙄🙄😆😆

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awomanonabike

I suppose this is #gyo but it seems to do very well without any help from me 🙄

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AlisaJ

Ooo yum! ❤️💚 love the way you’ve placed your pot too Jacqueline 👌🏼👌🏼

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jadojado29

Morning Jacqueline @awomanonabike Looks like it’s doing very well to me 💚 Great pic with the pot & wall Love it 😍😘

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greenfinger14

Morning Jaqueline 😘

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AcornBank

Yum yum 😋

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awomanonabike

It wasn’t exactly placed like that Alisa. The pot was there (& covered) to force it but it grew so quickly without us noticing, it pushed the lid off!@AlisaJ

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awomanonabike

Morning Suzie! Thanks, it does very well there and I love rhubarb. We used to eat it as kids, raw & dipped in sugar 😍 @jadojado29

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awomanonabike

Morning Melanie. How are the leeks? 😉 @greenfinger14

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awomanonabike

Definitely Isabel! @AcornBank

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jadojado29

😂😂 I remember doing that also Jacqueline @awomanonabike my dad had it growing & we used to cut the sticks off sit on the back door step with a bowl of sugar kept us quiet for a few mins 😘

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fisherman

We have been doing the same and making a lot of delicious rubarb crumble! ❤❤❤

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awomanonabike

We were given a poke of sugar Suzie, which was a piece of paper rolled into a cone to hold the sugar. Perfect 👌 @jadojado29

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