A short but hugely informative book packed with juicy recipes and damson facts; a must-read for any damson fan.
These two rather Wonderous apples were harvested this week from the stepover tree on our allotment plot.
One of the most reliable fruits in the heritage orchard has a very long history and a very unique flavour.
In which I attempt to identify four unknown apple varieties – second opinions are very welcome!
A quick guide to spotting an unwanted lodger in that ripe, perfect-looking piece of fruit, *before* you bite into it…
In which I apply a three-step apple i.d. process to see if I can find a match for these not-as-labelled apples.
Wondering how to i.d. a mystery apple or pear variety? Here’s a guide to: doing it yourself, asking an expert, and DNA testing.
With harvest season starting, here’s a reminder of how to pick apples and pears without doing undue damage in the process.
In which I have a go at re-creating a historical orchard recipe for the first time… with rather delicious results.
Here’s a great way to make something warm, spicy and delicious out of all your under-ripe windfall apples.