The walnut trees are producing this year – hurrah!! Last year was, to my disappointment, a bust. With the last of the Nocino left from the 2019 batch looking forlorn in its mostly-empty bottles, I happily set about making another – and bigger – batch!Continue reading “Wildcrafted: Finally Making Black Walnut Liqueur (Nocino) Again”
It’s been about 4 months now and high time to sample the Black Walnut Liqueur we started back in July. Was the outcome worth the effort? I would answer with an unqualified “yes”!
The telltale small green globes have appeared on the walnut trees, accompanied by that unique, almost citrusy, fragrance: black walnuts are here! I’ve previously made an anthelmintic tincture from the green walnuts, but decided to try my hand at something a little different this year.