What better fruit to learn to cook with than the symbolic and simple apple in some easy apple recipes.
Grown around the world and with more than 7000 varieties in esistence this is a fruit steeped in historical and religious significance worthy of culinary attention.
Whilst apples are delicious eaten freshly picked from the tree, just as they are, they also lend themselves beautifully to sweet and savoury cooking.
Capable of far more than a traditional apple pie, have you tried throwing fresh apple into an autumnal salad, soups, or even poaching them in red wine. Take a look at these eight easy apple recipes that'll give you plenty of inspiration and let apples onto your menu in a variety of dishes.
An eye catching dish for it's vibrant colour and texture. Whole apples poached in red wine served with steak and feta take steak salad up a gear.
Try this easy Chinese dessert recipe for a sweet finish. Serve with mint for extra freshness.
Fancy an unusual risotto? This trypical Italian classic is given a makeover by Chef Carlo Cracco from Cracco restaurant in Milan.
Nothing says autumn quite like a vibrant, fresh and crunchy slaw salad.
Apple and pork pair up in this classic combination that's a great crowd pleaser.
A warming autumn soup is a perfect excuse to get busy with apples in the kitchen.
A light salad perfect for those days when you are looking for a fruity side dish.
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