Thursday, 1 November 2018


 Today we were presented with a box of windfall apples by our friend Robert.  They are always a challenge to prepare, so we sorted them into good and bad bowls.  The bad ones want processing quickly to prevent further decay, the good ones can wait a few days.
 Apart from a few very bad apples, which went straight into the bin, most were in very good condition for windfalls.  Peeled and chopped with a little lemon juice to prevent browning, we soon sorted the bad bowl.
 Care needs to be taken to remove the brown bruised bits to avoid a bitter taste. Only 2 apples showed signs of insect larvae burrows, which was very good.
Bagged and into the freezer, there apples will last a year - that is unless Rosie turns them into Jam or Pies.

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