You'll need to start this recipe the day before.
Note Mirabelle plums are very sweet and have a golden skin. They're typically found in Europe. If unavailable, substitute with small blood or sugar plums. Mirabelle eau-de-vie is a clear plum-flavoured brandy. It's available from Vintage Cellars. If unavailable, substitute with normal brandy. Dandelion leaves have a slightly bitter taste and are best picked wild. If unobtainable, substitute rocket or watercress.