Sea buckthorn has long been one of our favourite ingredients. Sharp, semi-sweet and with hints of tropical fruits, it has a unique and versatile flavour which lends itself really well to both sweet and savoury dishes. Here is our collection of our very favourite sea buckthorn recipes.November 17, 2022 7:15 pm May 24, 2021 10:55 am
The rise of sea buckthorn
If you’re new to sea buckthorn, you have a treat in store! This little orange berry has been growing in popularity and is a great addition to your pantry.
As is so often the case, sea buckthorn was used in traditional medicine long before most of us became aware of it. Its numerous health benefits include contributing to glowing skin, providing an impressive amount of immunity-boosting vitamin C, and looking after your eyes and mucous membranes.
Over at Erbology Editorial we have lots of information about how to choose the right type of sea buckthorn product for your needs. If you still have questions, head over to our handy FAQs!
Now we’ve introduced you to sea buckthorn, let’s get into how we can make some delicious recipes with this brilliant natural ingredient.
Sea buckthorn and hibiscus cocktail
If you’ve ever had a Tequila Sunrise, you’ll appreciate the fabulous ‘ombré’ effect of our sea buckthorn cocktail.
Here, the bright orange colour comes from our Organic Sea Buckthorn Juice. Tart, zesty and almost tropical in taste, it makes an unusual and delicious drink which has become a favourite on cocktail menus around the UK.
We owe the lovely red shade to an ingenious idea from our recipe guru, Ana. Instead of using grenadine – the sweet, sticky syrup used in a Tequila Sunrise – Ana has created a healthier and more natural version by using cold-brew hibiscus tea.
Top with dehydrated orange and a few strips of fresh ginger for a drink that would be at home in any fancy cocktail bar.
While this recipe is officially a ‘mocktail’ – alcohol-free, so everyone can enjoy it – you can also add the tipple of your choice to turn this into an elegant party drink.
Dark chocolate mousse with sea buckthorn
There are few desserts as decadent as a rich and fluffy chocolate mousse. I