Here is the simplest recipe of a yummy and nutritious organic apple tart I can think of, an interpretation of the French tarte fine aux pommes. Its vegan variant remains to be tested.
Après ma tarte aux pommes sur lit de compote, voici une recette ultra-simplifiée de tarte bio avec pâte faite maison, mon interprétation de la tarte fine. Sa variante végane reste à tester.
The apple tart I cooked on the 1st of January is good for the body, the mind and the planet. Easy to make and inexpensive, especially if you use your own apples, the basic recipe can be added on to suit all tastes.
La tarte que j’ai cuisinée le 1er janvier est un concentré de bonnes pratiques pour le corps, l’esprit et la planète. Facile à faire et peu coûteuse, sa recette peut être adaptée pour satisfaire tous les goûts.
My apple sauces made with unpeeled organic garden apples are healthy and nutritious… and it shows!
Mes compotes faites avec des pommes de jardin non traitées et non pelées sont saines et nourrissantes… Et ça se voit !
With so many varieties growing in the domestic gardens of Aurillac and its surroundings, identifying the name of an apple can be difficult. But is it a priority for those who aim at sharing their fruit with other gardeners and fruit users?
Carefully recorded information about the origins of the fruit varieties conserved in the British National Fruit Collection should help their French counterpart adjust their own records. Continue reading
As we are in the most active part of the winter pruning season for apple and pear trees in France, we look at an example of bad pruning and its consequences, in particular the growth of unfruitful ‘watershoots’.
On Thursday and Friday, we ran an educative workshop on apples for local primary schools, as part of their extra-curricular activities. It included a compote tasting session, designed as a formative sensory experience. Continue reading