Here’s a courtly recipe from sixteenth century Transylvania; an apple porridge fit for a Prince.
How do you like your apple dumplings? Here are the simple-to-follow recipes for two Victorian-era options.
Plus a potted history of the apple pie, from the fourteenth century to its ‘As American As…’ heyday.
Here’s a nineteenth century apple-based batter pudding, to warm you cockles and stick to your ribs on an Autumn evening.
This simple apple side-dish sounds like a tasty accompaniment to cheese, ham, or as Mrs Hill suggests: “hot or cold game”.
Spiced apple puree, sugar, eggs and cream, baked in a pastry case? It’s a nineteenth century apple quiche, surely?
This nineteenth century recipe for a bread and butter / baked apple hybrid pudding sounds simple, substantial and rather tasty.
In which I have a go at re-creating a historical orchard recipe for the first time… with rather delicious results.
Here’s a boozy, spicy version of an apple fritter recipe from Mrs Smith’s no-nonsense book of household management receipts.
Here’s a great way to make something warm, spicy and delicious out of all your under-ripe windfall apples.