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Learn how to prune apple  & pear trees by helping to winter prune Newburgh Community Orchard.

Every Sunday starting 3rd December 2017 until February 4th 2018. Meet at 1pm (for up to 1.5 hrs) weather permitting. Please bring secateurs

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Mrs MacPherson’s Apple Meringue Pie

Line a flan dish with shortcrust pastry. Bake blind. Remove from oven to cool.

Lightly stew some apples with a little sugar and allow to cool.

Fill the pastry flan with the apples

Cover with meringue (2 egg whites and 4 tablespoons of caster sugar)

Place in oven on bottom shelf at 100°C for 2 hours

Peter’s Amber Sauce


1 lb apples (after peeling and taking out the cores)

2 eggs

1 lemon

2 ounces of butter (unsalted)

4 ounces of sugar

1 wine-glass full of ginger syrup ( this is the syrup from a jar of            candied ginger)

Grate the lemon rind onto the apples and put them and some water into a saucepan and cook them until tender. Mash them well and push them through a sieve.

Add the sugar and butter and stir well.

Beat the eggs and stir them in .

Reheat but do not boil.

Stir in the syrup and heat until almost boiling.

Serve with pancakes and/or ice cream!