APPLE PURÉE FOR BABY

APPLE PURÉE FOR BABY

Making your own baby purée from apples is so easy – and you can rest assured you know exactly what went in the recipe. If you are not using your own home-grown apples, make sure you choose organic apples free of pesticides. Let baby eat it as is, or mix it into porridge for a naturally sweetened dish. MAKES 5-6…
Pink & Delicious South African Baked Apples

Pink & Delicious South African Baked Apples

How about this for a simple, sensational dessert? South African Pink Lady and Golden Delicious apples, cored and scored around their middles, then filled with dried fruits, orange zest and ground almonds – baked until soft. Anyone for ice cream on the side? Preparation: 10 minutes | Cooking: 20-25 minutes Serves: 4 2 South African Pink Lady apples 2 South…
Granny Smith’s Famous Apple Scones

Granny Smith’s Famous Apple Scones

Enjoy these yummy apple scones while they’re still warm, topped with clotted cream and warm poached apple slices. Preparation: 15 minutes, plus chilling | Cooking: 18 minutes Makes 14 450g self-raising flour Pinch of salt 110g butter, chilled and diced 150g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 4 South African Granny Smith apples Pinch of ground nutmeg or cinnamon 1…
Apple of Your Eye Pie

Apple of Your Eye Pie

A definitive recipe for the perfect apple pie with scrumptious South African Golden Delicious & Granny Smith apples for a fabulous flavour. Preparation: 30 minutes | Cooking: 30 minutes Serves: 6 For the pastry: 350g plain white flour Pinch of salt 2tbsp icing sugar 175g chilled butter, cut into pieces 2tbsp beaten egg (reserve the remainder) 4tbsp chilled water For…
LET’S ALL GO A WASSAILING

LET’S ALL GO A WASSAILING

During the 1800’s, apples represented the Island’s largest export with up to a quarter of agricultural land in the Island given over to orchards. As cider started to wane in popularity and other beverages became available, the amount of apples grown dropped. However, recent years have seen somewhat of a resurgence in demand for local cider as well the traditional…