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OliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 25-Aug-11 21:56:40

what can I do with them all?!
Have about 15 cookers and 20 odd eaters
All looking at me reproachfully from two groaning fruitbowls.

mumatron Thu 25-Aug-11 21:59:20

apple crumbles and send them all to me

no real ideas sorry!

Apple sauce
French apple flan
Crumble - no shit?!
Pork chops/fillet/whatever with sliced apples, have yummy recipe if you want
Apple sorbet
Apple and Cinnamon cak

I can go on and on and on.

Obviously I mean CAKE and not CAK. Idiot.

pamplemousserose Thu 25-Aug-11 22:01:32

Apple butter

musttidyupmusttidyup Thu 25-Aug-11 22:01:33

I have a recipe for 'apple snow' from
an elderly friend who used to make it for her children. Haven't tried it yet but will dig out the recipe for you tomo and post.
Baked apples nice too.

musttidyupmusttidyup Thu 25-Aug-11 22:02:38

grin cakblush

Pork and apple Burgers
Apple and Calvados pancakes
Waldorf Salad

mumatron Thu 25-Aug-11 22:03:34

ok, i'll take an apple crumble and one of rocks apple flan's

<drools>

Fark off. I saw it and made amends. grin

My dear Mama has about 15 apple trees in the garden. If it can be cooked with apples, I have done it a thousand times.

I shall shortly be starting my own thread asking WTF I can do with 75kg oranges, about 250 pomegranates, 20kg lemons and a million (ish) figs,

acsec Thu 25-Aug-11 22:05:55

I had a nice recipe for apple chutney, you could make some and give it as Xmas gifts as it takes a while to mature before being ready to eat!

pamplemousserose Thu 25-Aug-11 22:07:44

Rockstock, wish I had your problem!

Apple Strudel....
Baked apples
Grate apple into muesli or porridge

Pamplemousse. Trust me you don't. I still have 6 large kilner jars of marmalade. I gave away 8 as it is!

musttidyupmusttidyup Thu 25-Aug-11 22:14:32

'exotic' fruit salad then rockstock

For all of Mumsnet do you think!!! Seriously, I have so many Seville Oranges that I end up throwing some away as I'm sick to death of them. I take a sharp intake of breathe when I see the price of them in supermarkets back in England.

mumatron Thu 25-Aug-11 22:31:04

envy rockstock just envy

<blows raspberries>

amistillsexy Thu 25-Aug-11 22:32:39

Apple jelly-
cut up apples into chunks (discard any bad bits but ok to keep stalks/flower ends/seeds, etc)
Cover with water and simmer for about half an hour.
When fruit is soft, strain through muslin (or a clean teatowel blush ). (NB don't squeeze the cloth or your jelly will go cloudy).
For every pint and a half of liquid, add 3/4 lb sugar, then bring to the boil and simmer until it sets on a cold plate.

This jelly comes out (magically!) as a lovely ruby red colour, and is delicious as a jam, on toast, or in ham sarnis or with roast meats.

We have a huge stash of it already, and I'm making more all the time-no more supermarket jam for us! wink

<invites mumatron to come and peel/chop/slice/simmer/jar>

pamplemousserose Thu 25-Aug-11 22:58:00

<gatecrashes and looks up plane times to wherever Rockstock lives, peeler in suitcase>

Come, come! We're moving back to England in 5 weeks, so choppity chop. We're in Marbella grin

pamplemousserose Thu 25-Aug-11 23:07:37

Ohhhh, Mar-Bella...posh, innit?

Oh yeah, it's well posh. We all got plastic bits dontcha know. And permatans.

Or something. wink

mumatron Fri 26-Aug-11 08:32:10

Ah come on now rocks admit it, you're on one of them super yachts aren't you! grin

I've got friends near Marbella, it's a lovely place.

Why on earth would you want to move back to the uk from sunny spain?

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