Sometimes I can, sometimes I can’t . . . take good photos that is and then I ask Barry, who is patient and knows what he's doing.
We picked a lot of apples from our trees.
These look rather ghostly . . .
. . . and these look as though they've been dancing.
These are better
Frodo approves - he approves of all things edible
Just two of the many containers of apples
What to do with them all? We shall give some away and we shall eat some, of course, raw, on their own, with cheese, cooked in stir fry or added to curry, roasted with chicken, pickled to make chutney with onions, partnered with blackberries and currants to make pie and crumble. We shan't be making wine with them. We shall make apple sauce but mostly we'll just look at them and wonder at the bountiful harvest.
The crab apples are not quite ripe yet but we shall make crab apple jelly with them - the colour alone is a joy to behold.
We have a handful of quince - maybe enough to make a thimbleful of quince jelly.