As the temperature drops, apple season is slowly reaching its end. So Kasia and I thought we’d make the most of it while it lasts and took a trip down to the Town’s heritage orchard a few days ago. Continue reading
This apple pie is my grandma’s recipe and always reminds me of autumn and spending time with family. At this time of year, apples are abundant, and if you’re lucky like us, you might be able to pick them for free in local orchards or gardens (ask around!). Many of the apples growing in people’s gardens are quite green and sharp, making them excellent for cooking. So instead of heading to your local supermarket, why not see if any of your neighbours are willing to share their crop with you? We have permission to pick apples from trees on University property – the decidedly grey Scottish weather is made better only by the prospect of free apples!