Mr Worlidge outlines the advantages of growing pears rather than apples in wet, heavy soils, and tells us the best C17th sorts to plant for perry.
This eighteenth century recipe for a quick, lightly fortified, summery cyder drink sounds like an interesting way to use up an early apple glut.
Why on earth would you want to boil cyder? Here’s a suggestion from the C18th, courtesy of Messrs. Chomel and Bradley.
Here are a few C18th suggestions as to added flavours that you might – or might not – like to add to your cyder.
The Museum of Cider offers a rather fascinating visitor experience that any apple, orchard or cider fans will thoroughly enjoy.
A summer afternoon in June was the perfect time to visit the home of Welsh Mountain Cider.
This 17th century snippet seems to be a method for making Brimstone-flavoured cider, unless I’ve read it wrong..?
Sowing apple pips to grow wilding trees? “Facile,” says Mr Evelyn. “Hold my cider”, says Mr Brennan.