There is nothing nicer on a cool winters evening than coming home filled with the scent of spices and autumnal fruits.
We can achieve this bysimmering a pot of sliced fruit mixed with spicesi on the stove, heater or slow cooker. Once gently boiling away this pot of spicey goodness with fill your home and hearts with its comforting goodness.
What goes into a Simmering Potpourri?
There are no hard and fast rules as to what tio include in your potpourri . it really depends on your own personal taste and sense of smell as to what goes into it.
Choose a suitable pot to heat your simmering potpourri in. e.g. small saucepan or pot to go on your wood heater, stove top or you can use a slow cooker if you prefer.
Add your selection of ingredients to the pot. Add at last 2 cups of water – more if your container can take it.
Bring pot up to boiling point and reduce heat until a slow simmer. (Steam slowly coming off the surface.
Leave uncovered to allow the scent to flow through your home. Top up with water as required.
Replace the ingredients every 4 days - Place used goodies in the compost, they make wonderful food for your garden.