Simple Caramelized Apples

Simple Caramelized Apples
I have played around with adding caramelized apples to baking recipes to deepen the flavour dimension.  There are plenty of different ways to make caramelized apples but it depends entirely on the end use.  Sometimes cream or other dairy products are added while the apples are still warm, which is delicious as an accompaniment for dessert, however I wanted something more simple.

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Apples we are eating: Mahana Red

Apple Blossom
September is an exciting month in the garden.  The fruit trees are blossoming and there isn’t a much more cheerful sound that the sound of bees working their magic.  I can stand under a tree lost in contemplation for many minutes while listening to honey being created.  My favourite tree is our Ornamental Crab Apple Tree. The apples are the size of a small pea but the flowers are the star.  The first flowers are breaking open now but when the tree is in full flower it is stunning.  Continue reading