OPAL APPLE AND RED CABBAGE SLAW

Today’s recipe for Opal Apple Red Cabbage Salad is a sister recipe to my last post for Red Lentil Soup. The two dishes in combination constitute one of my go-to winter meals. The warmth and spice of the lentil soup contrasted with the creaminess and and the crunch of the apple and cabbage …

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CARAMEL APPLE FINANCIER, WHIPPED CRÈME FRAÎCHE

For the pastry:
90g unsalted butter
90g caster sugar
3 medium egg whites
40g plain flour
40g almond powder
1/2 tsp salt
dark rum

 

For the purée:
3 opal, goldrush or cox apples
75g sugar
40g unsalted butter
1/4 pod vanilla, split
50ml cloudy apple juice

 

For the crème:
75ml crème fraîche
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Opal® (variety UEB 32642) UK First Orchard

Opal® (variety UEB 32642) first UK Orchard

This is a photograph taken in 2008 and is of the first ever Opal® (variety UEB 32642) Orchard in the UK.

These crisp, fresh, yellow and gold apples require a lot of love, care and attention right from the start. This begins at the very first stage …

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