This C17th receipt calls for thin pastry, layers of apple, sugar and lemon peel;, iced over with rose-water butter-cream, and it sounds both simple and delicious.
Feeling a bit off-colour? Hopefully this (mostly) apple-based, C18th remedy will be just the thing to sort you right out.
I can’t find much to argue with in this apple-themed excerpt from a C19th textbook about food and drink.
Here are a few articles of fruity interest that I’ve spotted over the course of the month.
Come and join fellow Northern Fruit Mooters in Todmorden on Feb 2nd for a day of fruit growing discussion, networking and scion-swapping.
Welcome to 2024! I’m happy to say that my year has started very well indeed. Here are all the latest updates.
In which I finally get to have a go at making this classic baked apple dish, via the traditional C19th method. Sort of.
Before you start in on this year’s winter pruning, check out this sound advice from a 30+ year expert orchardist.
Here’s wishing everyone a very merry Christmassy holiday season and a happy New Year!
Just a few notes on my writing plans for the rest of the year, and fruit-growing plans for 2024.