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.
These two rather Wonderous apples were harvested this week from the stepover tree on our allotment plot.
Apples to store over winter? A few hundredweight of pit-sand, a kiln and several large jars to-hand? It’s your lucky day, isn’t it?
A nurseryman provides details of a common method for storing apples, pre-fridges.
Here’s a modern take on one of William Kitchiner’s apple recipes, courtesy of Ordsall Hall’s Head Gardener, Jo Green.
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?
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.
This eighteenth century recipe for preserving green apples is a bit of a challenge to interpret, never mind attempt.