Cider Without Apples? An obvious fraud. You definitely shouldn’t try this C19th recipe. Seriously. Don’t do it.
John Mollard, on Making a ‘Pulpton of Apples’
An oven-baked pudding of stewed apple and breadcrumbs? Sounds good to me. This C19th recipe has the details.
Cassel’s Household Guide, on Making ‘Orange Apple Jelly (Excellent)’
Here’s a nice little twist on a standard apple jelly recipe that should add a bit of a tang to your toast.
So, How Do You “Coddle” an Apple?
I’ve often wondered about it, but never tried it, so I turned to a historical source or two, to see if I could find out how to do it.
Marion Harland, on Making ‘Frosted Peaches’
This nineteenth century peach of a recipe is guaranteed to add a bit of sparkle to your dinner party dessert course.
John Smith, on Making Gooseberry, Apple or Rhubarb Cream
Here’s a fool-proof dish of stewed fruit, sugar, cream and eggs from a nineteenth century collection of veggie recipes.
Georgiana Hill, on Making ‘Pommes à l’Impératrice’
A dish of baked apples fit for an Empress. You’ll definitely need your sweet tooth for this recipe.
Charles D. Young and Co.’s Espalier Training Supports, 1801
You’re looking for an ironwork espalier fruit tree training frame? But of course. We have two models, which would you prefer?
William B. Page, on C19th Apple Tree Pest Control
The whole race of apple-trees is threatened with extirpation? Quick, to the chemicals cupboard!
Prof. R. W. Lazenby, on the Perfect Apple
Here’s one late nineteenth century Professor’s criteria for apple perfection. Do you agree?