Here are the extended highlights of this year’s harvest of apples, pears, quinces, plums and damsons. Top fruit galore!
Robert May, on Making a ‘Tart of Medlers’
Wondering what to do with your medlars once they start dropping from the tree? Here’s a C17th recipe that might come in useful.
How To: Make Medlar Cheese and Medlar Jelly
Making medlar cheese and medlar jelly are great ways to get the best out of this unusual and tasty Autumn fruit. Here’s how.
Plot #79 Orchard Year in Review, 2021 Edition
We’ve had a mixed year on our allotment plot orchard. Here’s a round-up of the good, the bad and the downright ugly.
The 2021 Ordsall Hall Medlar Forecast is: ‘Very Good’
One of the most reliable fruits in the heritage orchard has a very long history and a very unique flavour.
Now Collecting Historical Orchard Recipes
I’ve started putting together an index page of the archive recipes that I’m posting on the site.