This C19th medical man was clearly a big fan of the humble apple and its wealth of health-giving properties.
This historical document provides a fascinating insight into orcharding practises, and apple and pear varieties, of the C17th.
Here’s a simple recipe for a light, creamy, stewed apple dessert dish, courtesy of a C17th pioneer of French cuisine.
An oven-baked pudding of stewed apple and breadcrumbs? Sounds good to me. This C19th recipe has the details.
Whether you prefer your mincemeat pyes with or without actual meat, this pair of C18th recipes promises to deliver on plenty of fruity flavour.
Here are the extended highlights of this year’s harvest of apples, pears, quinces, plums and damsons. Top fruit galore!
The label says ‘Elstar;’ but the fruit says… something else. Time for another apple i.d. exercise.
Here’s a nice little twist on a standard apple jelly recipe that should add a bit of a tang to your toast.
Here’s a C17th windfall apple apple pie that’s spiced and iced, although the recipe is frustratingly imprecise.
You know what you don’t see enough of these days? A bright green apple pie filling. This C18th recipe tells us how to make one.