‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness …’

1385063_632460206785282_151138035_nApple heaven in the orchard….huge green cookers, crisp red eaters, windfall banquet for badgers, mice, slugs….

Apple recipes – from “Healing with Wholefoods” by Paul Pitchford:

Apple Cake

  • 1 cup wholewheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of coriander, cinnamon, grated ginger
  • 1 cup apple juice or grain coffee
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 cups chopped apples
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or unrefined can juice powder

Preheat the oven to 350F. Mix dry ingredients.  Add remaining ingredients and beat well by hand.  Pour into oiled cake pan.  Bake 1 hour.  Serves 8.

Apple Crisp

  • 4-6 apples, sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup apple juice with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup wholewheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted and ground
  • 1/4 cup ground nuts
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350F.  Combine oatmeal, flour, sesame seeds, nuts, water, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons apple juice and salt to make a crumbly crust.  Arrange half the apples in an oiled casserole dish and pour apple juice over them.  Sprinkle half the crust over the apples.  Make a second layer of apples and cover with remaining crust.  Bake 40 minutes.  Serves 6.

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