Autumn is the perfect time to forage for hazelnuts, and there's no better way to use them than to make your own hedgerow booze. Here's how to make hazelnut bourbon, and the recipe for a hazelnut manhattan
Whether you forage for hazelnuts or buy them in the shop, use them in this hazelnut bourbon recipe and you’ll have the perfect autumnal drink.
If you do decide to forage your own hazelnuts, they will need roasting. To do this, shell them and roast them for 25 mins in a warm oven at 140°C until the skins become papery. Allow them to cool, then rub the skins off and roughly chop the nuts.