Recipes For The Apple Harvest

It’s apple season again! Apples eaten in season and fresh are definitely the best for flavour, crunch and vitality. If you have a healthy apple tree at home, you may well be wondering what to do with them all. Never fear, there are lots of ways to use up your apple harvest and preserve the excess.

With an endless choice of varieties that cover almost the entire alphabet, apples can be grown in every state, and are harvested from January to May depending on where you live. If stored carefully you can be eating fresh apples all year round.

Whether you’re lucky enough to have your own apple tree, can snaffle a few boxes of seconds from the markets or wild harvest the trees in your neighbourhood, the apple bonanza is upon us. Here are some ideas from several Australian apple growers to make the most of this year’s harvest.