Here’s a quick and easy-sounding C18th method for making a crab-apple version of the once-common condiment .
This C18th recipe for portable, dried vinegar poses a lot more questions than it answers, the main one being: why?
This C18th recipe sounds like a tasty way to make good use of a perennial hedgerow favourite.
This eighteenth century recipe for a quick, lightly fortified, summery cyder drink sounds like an interesting way to use up an early apple glut.
Why on earth would you want to boil cyder? Here’s a suggestion from the C18th, courtesy of Messrs. Chomel and Bradley.
Here are a few C18th suggestions as to added flavours that you might – or might not – like to add to your cyder.
This C18th method for protecting fruit trees from the cold sounds a bit suspect to me, but the author was clearly convinced.
Here’s some eighteenth century advice on the best time to collect pear and plum scions and how to store them before grafting.
Here’s a late C18th recipe for what amounts to a slightly less rich and spicy version of a modern-day Christmas Pud.
Whether you prefer your mincemeat pyes with or without actual meat, this pair of C18th recipes promises to deliver on plenty of fruity flavour.