Tag - fruit

apple cider muffins close up

How apple cider (alcoholic) is made

If you’re not American (or Canadian), apple cider to you will be an alcoholic beverage, made from apples. However, I just recently discovered that in the US, apple cider actually refers to a non-alcoholic drink...

fresh fruits on the cheesecak, ready for the last bake

Colours in fruits & vegetables

Fruits and vegetables have a great wide variety of colours. The spectrum goes from orange to purple to green to bright red. It’s amazing how nature has developed all these bright and beautiful colours. In most...

Making jam – the Science

If you have fruit trees or plants in your garden you’re probably also swamped with these fruits during certain times of the year. And who has enough space to store 5 kg of figs or 20kg of apples? Nowawadays...

freshly made waffles, a stack

Waffle batter consistency & Orange zest waffles

Orange zest is an ingredient I tended to leave out of a recipe since I often didn’t have oranges in the house. However, once I learned how to make my own orange zest extract, it’s more of a staple in my...