The very first shopping list

I look back on the first shopping list from early 2015 with fondness.

Many of these ingredients never made it to the final cut (some were really rather unpleasant!) and lots more have been added since but it gives a sense of the world of possibility when it comes to concocting bitters.

Orange Peel
Aniseed
Cubebs
Nutmeg
Mace
Sarsaparilla
Hibiscus Flowers
Red Rose Petals
Dried Apple
Lavender
Wild Cherry Bark

Quassia Chips
Allspice Berries
Lemon Peel
Senna Pods
Milk Thistle Seeds
Vanilla Pods
Hyssop
Zedoary Root
Angelica Root
Valerian Root
Rhubarb Root
Cardamom
Cassia Quills
Walnut Leaves

Dandelion Root
Burdock Root
Wormwood
Barberry Bark
Birch Bark
Juniper Berries
Dandelion Leaf
Ginger
Cinnamon
Cloves
Myrrh Gum