Recipe and images courtesy of South African Fruit.
New South African Apple And Pear Recipes: Six To Choose From. Hello friends. Happy Friday. So how are you? All good I hope. So today I have some yummy recipes to share with you.
Today I am sharing all of the new South African apple and pear recipes with you. It’s the start of the South African apple and pear season.
South Africa is known for the eating quality of its fruit. Thanks to the near-perfect growing conditions in the country’s Western Cape. Are you an apple or pear fan? An apple a day, keeps the doctor away. Or so they say.
New South African Apple And Pear Recipes: Six To Choose From:
Particular varieties you’ll find in UK supermarkets from March until October are:
Apples: Granny Smith – Tart yet sweet taste with a firm, white and crisp flesh. Gala – Sweet flavour, yellow skin with red stripes and a firm crisp flesh. Golden Delicious – Golden yellow skin, with a delicate pink blush. Pink Lady (Cripps’ Pink) – Attractive pink colour and exquisite taste, slightly oblong in shape
Pears: Forelle – Oblong or bell-shaped with a distinctive pink blush, it has a sweet and juicy flavour. Williams – Yellow skin when ripe, with a fragrant, sweet and juicy taste. Packhams – Often unevenly shaped, green-yellow when ripe with a soft textured flesh Fruit farming has played a vital role in the development of South Africa in the last 20 years.
Here Are The New Recipes:
Firstly, Cape Malay Chicken Curry. This Indian-influenced curry is a fragrant combination of chicken, onions, garlic, South African apple and sweet potato with turmeric, chillies, cumin and cardamom. It’s a spicy, warming treat! Cape Malay Chicken Curry.
Secondly, Cape Town Melktert with Sea-salted Caramel Apples & Pears. Cape Town Melktert with Sea-salted Caramel Apples & Pears anyone? This delicious dessert is a smooth and creamy version of custard tart, topped with caramelised sea-salted South African apples and pears. Cape Town Melktert with Sea-salted Caramel Apples & Pears.
Thirdly, Eastern Cape Spiced Sweet Potato & Apple Fritters. These South African apple fritters are utterly sensational! They’re served with a salted peanut butter sauce. For added scrumminess. Eastern Cape Spiced Sweet Potato & Apple Fritters. So yummy.
New South African Apple And Pear Recipes: Six To Choose From:
Fourthly, Free State Chocolate Pear Pudding:
Free State Chocolate Pear Pudding anyone? Yummy. This fabulous bread and butter pudding is made with brioche or Italian Panettone. Also, with dark chocolate chips and South African pears for a delicious twist. Delicious! Free State Chocolate Pear Pudding. So moreish.
Fifth, Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure. Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure anyone? These layered salads are made in Kilner jars or screw-topped jam jars. With dinky little side jars of extra dressing. Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure. So good for you.
Last But Not Least, South African Pink Lady Cornmeal Cake. South African Pink Lady Cornmeal Cake anyone? You must try a slice of this yummy gluten-free polenta cake made with South African apples and ground almonds – it’s moist, moreish and marvellous! South African Pink Lady Cornmeal Cake. Yes, please!
This campaign is run by HORTGRO. The industry association representing South African fruit growers. Recipe and images courtesy of South African Fruit. So what do you think? Do you also fancy trying any of these recipes?
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William’s Melting Rarebits with Pear and Plum Chutney. Firstly, so today I am sharing a William’s Melting Rarebits with South African Pear and Plum Chutney recipe with you. In this delectable snack, take two pieces of pear! Cheddar, butter, and Worcestershire sauce are used to produce the rarebits,. Which are topped with thinly sliced South African Williams pears and served with an easy-to-make spiced pear chutney on the side. William’s Melting Rarebits with South African Pear and Plum Chutney. So tasty.
Pink and Delicious South African Baked Apples:
Secondly, how about this for a quick and delicious dessert? Golden Lady and Pink Lady Delicious apples that have been cored and scored around the middles,. Then stuffed with dried fruits, orange zest, and ground almonds, then baked till soft. Is there enough room for a scoop of ice cream on the side? Pink and Delicious South African Baked Apples. Pink and Delicious South African Baked Apples. So tasty.
Peach And Thyme Filo Tarte Tatin. Thirdly, I am sharing a recipe created by Nicola Millbank. (Using South African peaches, available in UK supermarkets until the end of April). The flavour and quality of peaches from South Africa are exceptional due to the country’s sunshine, ideal climate and near-perfect growing conditions. South African fruit is also an ethical choice because of its role in developing the country in the last 20 years. South African Peach And Thyme Filo Tarte Tatin.
Plum And Ricotta Filo Pie. Fourthly, This is a traditional African meal that is generally savoury but here is cooked with South African plums to create a lovely dessert for a dinner party. A 20cm spring-form cake tin with the bottom removed and a level baking tray are required. South African Plum And Ricotta Filo Pie. So tasty.
Nectarine Tarte Tatin:
Last but not least, This upside-down tart is traditionally made with apples, although other fruits such as pears, plums, nectarines, or peaches can also be used. It’s simple to make, but you’ll need bravery to let the nectarines caramelise, which means cooking them gently for long enough for their juices to combine with the butter and sugar. To turn the tart over, you’ll need a little bravery. A 20cm (8 inch) frying pan with an ovenproof handle is required. Nectarine Tarte Tatin. Oh so yummy, indeed.
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