Home again – and cooking! A little of it anyway!
Not only for Christmas…
I fancied something different for afternoon tea today, instead of a cake. Not that this treat is difficult to make. Not at all!
You need this for two servings:
2 medium sized apples – preferable those crisp, juicy, a bit tart apples.
Peel them and cut into about half an inch big pieces. (1 to 2 cm) Make some smaller and some a little bigger. Put the pieces in a pan and add water till just above the apple level.
A handfull of dried plums – without stones!
Cut them in small pieces and blend with the apple.
Add a big tablespoon of honey, about a teaspoon of grainedcinnamon, a pinch of grained clove (optional), a dash of fresh lemon juice and some zest of orange and lemon.
Cook until the apple pieces are almost done. Taste it to a balance between the sweetness, the tartness and the spices. Then take…
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