What to cook with apples?
Apple is a kind of fruit standard, the fruit inwhich harmoniously combines form, taste and utility. It is not for nothing that the apple is most often mentioned in fairy tales, myths and legends of all nations. Apples Hesperides, Parisian apple of discord, poisoned apple Sleeping Beauty, an apple that fell on the head of Newton, juvenile apples from Russian fairy tales - all this is not a complete list of miraculous fruits that have this or that magical power.
According to the Christian tradition, it is the apple tree,growing in the heavenly tabernacles, was the legendary Tree of knowledge, having tasted its fruit, Adam and Eve comprehended the difference between Good and Evil for which they were expelled from Paradise. This is how it turns out to be an unusual apple, which seems to be ordinary and familiar to all from childhood.
The popular rumor says that a special healing powerapples are recruited to the day of the Transfiguration of the Lord, when they are supposed, according to the beliefs, to be torn off and sanctified in the church for food. Traditionally in Russia it is August that is considered to be the apple month, because it is for him to celebrate the Apple Feast and the mass ripening of apples of local autumn varieties. In this gracious time for the happy owners of summer cottages, the question arises with particular urgency: what to cook from apples of a new crop in abundance given to them by mother-nature. Let's try and we will give you some tips on what to make of the apples grown by you in the garden area or bought on occasion from local gardeners.
Take a kilogram of apples, wash them, peel them offpeel and seeds, cut slices and pour two liters of hot water. Boil the apples until soft and drain the broth. Grind the apples blender into a puree-like mass. In an apple broth, put three cups of sugar and four tablespoons of pre-soaked food gelatin. Stirring constantly, bring the syrup to a boil and remove it from the plate. Cool, mix it with apple puree, add a little vanillin or cinnamon and whip with a mixer. When the foam begins to thicken, spread it over the keramaks and cool it. A perfect dessert for a hot summer day is ready. Decorate it can be leaflets of lemon balm, fresh berries and whipped cream.
Apples in the dough
Take a half-kilo of solid yellow or greenapples, wash them, peel them, peel them with a special straw or fruit knife, and take the middle from them. Slice the apples with smooth, thin wheels of half a centimeter in thickness. Sprinkle apple circles with a tablespoon of sugar and let them stand for about half an hour
In the meantime, prepare the dough. In an enamel saucepan, melt 100 grams of butter, mix it with four egg yolks, add one tablespoon of milk, a tablespoon of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt and stir in half a cup of flour. The remaining four proteins are whipped into a thick foam and gently insert them into the dough, making sure that they do not settle.
Take each circle with a fork, dab it inDough and fry in a frying pan on butter with mild heating until browning. Toasted apples in such a way, send them for five minutes into the oven, remove them, transfer them to a dish, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
It is generally accepted that it is possible to cook applesexcellent desserts, compotes and jams, our next recipe for what can be made from apples goes beyond the generally accepted framework and serves as an excellent illustration of the fact that in modern cooking everything is possible, it is only worth trying!
You will need four big sour greensapple, preferably Granny Smith, who need to carefully cut the core, without damaging their walls. Take 200 grams of smoked beef or pork brisket and cut it into thin, translucent slices. Fry the bacon in a frying pan with a minimal amount of butter, add half a cup of finely chopped walnuts, a teaspoon of lemon zest, a pinch of nutmeg, three tablespoons of honey and a mint of ground cardamom. Warm this mixture for three minutes and stuff it with pre-prepared apples. Bake them in the oven at an average temperature of about half an hour.
If your harvest of apples is so great that you do not have time to eat it in any forms, prepare for the winter delicious apple juice, which tastes much better than all shop samples.
How to make juice from apples
Wash and sort all apples thoroughly. For slightly spoiled fruit, remove all damaged areas. Cut the apples into four pieces and take a seed box out of them. Load the apples into the juicer and squeeze out the juice from them. Pour it into an enamel or stainless pan, bring to a boil, if desired, add sugar at a rate of one to two tablespoons per liter of juice, boil for no more than five minutes, pour over sterile jars, roll up with sterile lids, flip, wrap and leave in this position before cooling down.
You can find even more recipes for baked apples on our website in the article: "How to bake apples in the oven?".