Even though glycerine has been a staple in my stockroom for ages, it has remained one of those 'background ingredients'.
But that all changed this year.
These past few months, glycerine has made its way into a front and center position due to a series of glycerite how-to's on this blog.
Since you ask.
A glycerite is an extract made with herbs (flowers, or other substance) using glycerine as the main medium of extraction – a glycerine extract, if you will.
That picture up there is a lemon glycerite being strained (and yes, it smells deliciously of fresh lemon).
My recent glycerite how-to's have been so popular with you lovely readers that I have gotten all kinds of feedback and questions from you, so today we're going to take a closer look at glycerine.