If your garden is shadier than this then opt for a variety of cooking apple
as these cope better with less than perfect conditions.
Place the cooking apple
slices in a pan with the caster sugar, cinnamon stick and 3 tbsp water.
It is the preferred "all purpose" cooking apple
since it retains its shape and rich, mellow flavor when baked or cooked.
Serves 6 | Prep 25 minutes | Cook 2 - 21/2 hours Ingredients 1.8kg piece of rolled and tied traditionally reared pedigree Welsh pork loin 2 garlic cloves, sliced into thin slivers small bunch rosemary, broken into small sprigs 3 bay leaves, torn 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 cooking apple
, peeled, quartered, cored and roughly sliced 2 tablespoons plain flour 100ml Welsh cider?
PERFECT SCOTCH EGGS (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 7 free-range eggs; 1 large Bramley cooking apple
; 25g butter; 1 tablespoon chopped thyme; 200g good-quality sausage meat; 200g minced pork; 1 tablespoon chopped sage; 1 tablespoon chopped parsley; 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard; 50g flour; 170g breadcrumbs; 2 tablespoons dried sage; oil, for deep-fat frying; salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD 1.
Snowbird foods is celebrating the bicentenary of Britain's favouring cooking apple
by re-launching its re-vamped and improved Gourmet Pork & Bramley Apple Sausage,
INGREDIENTS: 1 medium cooking apple
, peeled, cored and chopped, 1 large dessert apple, peeled, cored and chopped, 50g demerara or soft brown sugar, 50g butter, juice of ' lemon, 2 slices stale white bread, crusts removed and cut into cubes, 4 tablespoons double cream, lightly whipped.
Prof Robert Mortimer said: "The Bramley is the nation's favourite cooking apple
and the original tree is one of the most significant.
INGREDIENTS 1 good sized cooking apple
, 2 tsp cinnamon, 250g caster plus 2 extra tsps, 250g butter, 250g self raising flour, 3 large eggs.
Mix together the cooking apple
, orange juice and zest, suet, beaten eggs, ground almonds, sugar, and flour in a large mixing bowl.
INGREDIENTS: 385g Sainsbury's mixed dried fruit 80g Sainsbury's ready-to-eat dried figs, roughly chopped 75g Sainsbury's glace cherries, roughly chopped 100ml basics brandy 1 small cooking apple
, peeled cored and grated 1 small orange, zest and juice 100g shredded suet 3 medium British free-range Woodland eggs by Sainsbury's, beaten 100g Sainsbury's ground almonds 200g soft muscovado sugar 140g self-raising flour 20g Sainsbury's almonds, halved 1 tsp ground mixed spice by Sainsbury's 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon by Sainsbury's Red currants to decorate METHOD: 1.
How many of us can remember the large old cooking apple
tree which stood at the bottom of our grandparents' garden and produced large, green, acidic fruits?