Natural Umber

How To Use

Natural Umber

Natural Umber is unlike any other apple cider vinegar you may have tried before

Natural Umber can be used in many ways as part of a healthy and balanced diet.

Here are just a few simple apple cider vinegar recipes to get you started…

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A Hot Drink

Apple cider vinegar can be used to make a soothing hot drink, perfect when suffering from stubborn coughs, colds and sore throats. Mixed with warm water, this also makes a great fruity tea which can be taken daily. Simply mix a capful (or tablespoon) of Natural Umber organic apple cider vinegar in a cup of […]

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A Simple Salad Dressing

Add some flavour and life to a simple salad with this delicious salad dressing. Combine the following: A finely chopped shallot, 10-20ml of Natural Umber organic apple cider vinegar, A tablespoon of Dijon mustard, Sea salt and black pepper. Approximately 40ml of olive oil until smooth. Add as little or as much as you like […]

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Wild Garlic Capers

A great sweet and salty kick to fish dishes, salads and charcuteries. Collect the wild garlic just when the flowers have finished and remove any remaining petals. Pick the seed pods off the stems and don’t worry too much about a little bit of stem being left on. For the brine, boil 250ml of water […]

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Elderflower Vinegar

A common recipe among foragers! Fill a jar with elderflowers. Best to pick them on a dry day when they are creamy and full of pollen. Aim for as little stalk as possible, snip with scissors and don’t worry about a bit of green. Pour in Natural Umber vinegar to cover the flowers and weigh […]

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Grown-Up Soft Drink

Sometimes (yes, really), you don’t need or want to have an alcoholic drink, and your insides will thank you for this delicious alternative. This recipe is quick and easy to make. Perfect for when you want to put your feet up. Simply: Add 10-20ml (about 2 tablespoons) of Natural Umber to a glass of 200-300ml […]

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Healthy Crunchy Coleslaw

This healthy coleslaw is packed with a crunch. The addition of Natural Umber organic apple cider vinegar provides a sweet and fruity flavour, but also helps to keep your greens fresher for longer so that you can pop any leftovers in the fridge to use again. Shred a green or red cabbage, two carrots, an […]

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Warming Winter Toddy

Chef, food writer and host of ‘Desert Island Dishes’ podcast Margie Nomura brings us this delicious and simple hot drink, perfect for everyday or when suffering from stubborn sore throats, coughs and colds. Contains no alcohol. Easy to make, and warming, it’s sure to banish the winter blues and give you an added boost. Peel […]

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One-Pan Roast Veg

This is a great mid-week, one-pan recipe to use up leftover vegetables. Or it can make a perfect accompaniment to a slap-up roast dinner. Chop a selection of your favourite vegetables and spread evenly over a sheet pan. You could use: carrots, parsnips, courgettes, peppers, cherry tomatoes, butternut squash, sweet potato, red onion, celery and/or […]

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Gut-Friendly Smoothie

Making a morning smoothie doesn’t have to be a chore. There’s no need to carefully measure everything or chopping, peeling and slicing. Whizz your favourite healthy flavours in a strong blender and see how it tastes. Any leftovers can be kept in the fridge until the next day. To help you, here’s some smoothie ingredients […]

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Fruit Juice Kick

Some find the taste of vinegar (even ours!) a bit strong to begin with. A great way to get into the habit is to add a dash to some fresh fruit juice, then build up to a tablespoon of ACV to 200ml of juice or water. Cloudy, pulpy juices generally contain more nutrients, fibre and […]

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Crunchy, Sweet Greens

This dressing will add a sweet punch to any bowl of green veggies. A perfect side to any main dish and packed with goodness. Simply lightly steam your favourite greens. Be careful not to overcook or they’ll lose their crunchiness. You could try: Mange tout: Steam for 3-4 mins Sugar snap peas: Steam for 3-4 […]

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Punchy Piccalilli

This tangy recipe is filled with chunky veg and can be used as a delicious accompaniment to white fish or charcuteries! Alternatively, add a nice ribbon to the jar and give as a homemade gift to foodie friends. Choose a selection of your favourite hearty veg. We suggest: 2-3 fennel bulbs. If you’re not a […]

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Pickled Red Onion

A sweet and simple one to try that will add a kick to any dish! 2 Red Onions 250ml Natural Umber 2-3 tbsp Water Salt & Pepper 1-2 Bay Leaves Optionally, you could add garlic cloves, whole peppercorns, mustard seed, a sprig of thyme, and many other herbs or spices to this recipe. Thinly slice […]