It’s no secret to those who know me well that Autumn is my favourite season of the year, least in part because my birthday is fast approaching, more so because this season brings about just a few of my favourite things.
I am of a stubborn opinion that Julie Andrews missed a few important choices in her tune on the subject of “favourite things”. Namely the smell of woodsmoke enveloping a starlit sky, great big bonfires, dazzling fireworks, hearty stews, crunching leaves beneath a robust country boot, the twinkling warm glow of candlelight, open fires, and a glass of full-bodied Merlot. Not to mention the smells of comfort foods that welcome you home, and warming one’s chilly bottom on the Aga.
She got marginally close with ‘crisp apple strudels’, but the rest of my suggestions refuse to rhyme, so we’ll move on…
In September we are always blessed with a fantastic harvest of apples, and a heavy crop usually means finding creative ways of using them up – the British ‘go to’ dish being an Apple Crumble, while my American friends tend to bake good old-fashioned apple pies.
However I have a delicious alternative recipe for you that I made just last night for our Home Church group which went down a storm.
Aprons on, hair up, hands washed, let’s bake!
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