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Sep 30, 2011 - Autumn, Jam, September    3 Comments

Apple Jam with Cinnamon – Winter Can Come!

I love making jams, as it’s the perfect way to preserve the summer and cheer me up when I’m fed up with short and dark winter days. Especially the apple-cinnamon combination is one of my favourites as it reminds me of cosy winter evenings, all snuggled up at home with one of my mum’s delicious apple strudels. Opening an apple jam jar, spreading some butter over freshly toasted bread and adding a big dollop of apple jam on top, is a quick fix for my sweet tooth as well as comfort.

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Sep 18, 2011 - Autumn, Cake, September    No Comments

Damson Plum Cake Crumble AKA Zwetschgendatschi

After an amazing stroll in Bristol’s Clifton village, I just couldn’t resist buying some more damson plums at the local greengrocers. I almost feel a bit sorry for my other half as I’ve already made several plum cakes, muffins and plum jams this autumn but haven’t had a chance to present him my favourite damson plum cake recipe from Munich, known as “Zwetschgendatschi” (Zwetschge = damson plum in German).

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Sep 4, 2011 - Autumn, Cake, Pie, September    3 Comments

Anni’s Apple Pie in the Sky

This Apple Pie recipe is one of my family’s long-time favourite. My mum, sister and I know how to make it, to the delight of my father who can eat half in one go, unless we stop him and hide it. Needless to say it’s his ultimate favourite.

I know apples are available all year round and for many not one of the most exciting fruits but don’t be fooled, apples are at their best now and should be given the respect they deserve.

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