Lazy cook’s apple puree

Making the most of even a rotten apple tree

Prep the apples outside if you like…

Have you got a hopeless apple tree in your garden? One that still fruits, but the apples are tiny, bitter or covered with scab or other ailments?

I have one (the infamous tree grown from a pip when I was a kid and am too sentimental to chop down) and after a four-year programme of restorative pruning, it has finally borne a decent crop of apples.

The only thing is, it’s a Cox Orange Pippin or similar – very prone to scab and we are in a very scabby area, if that doesn’t sound too bad.

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