Got an old fruit tree that could do with a boost? Mr Bellingham has a suggestion, but you might not like it very much…
Here’s an idea for preserving your quince harvest, and maybe making quince flavoured cider at the same time.
If it’s a fruit-pressing technological breakthrough that you’re looking for, you need look no further.
Here’s a seventeenth century knight of the realm’s recipe for a sweet and spicy apple conserve to spread on your toast.
Here’s a quick and easy recipe for the sort of fried apple sweetmeat enjoyed in the early 17th century.
Bubonic Plague? Pleurisy? Gervase Markham has just the thing to get you back on your feet again.
Another good example of the almost scientific level of knowledge in C17th pomology.
This 17th century snippet seems to be a method for making Brimstone-flavoured cider, unless I’ve read it wrong..?
It was a great idea in 1600 and it’s still a great idea in 2021: plant more orchards!
Wondering when might be the best phase of the Moone in which to plant your new apples trees?