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Apple chips are great for a snack, they may be soft when they come out of the oven, but firm up when the sugar cools.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 granny smith apples – used for firm texture and tart taste


  • Pre-heat over to 200’c. In a large bowl combine sugar and spices.
  • Cut apples horizontally with sharp knife, very thinly about 1/8 inch thick.
  • Remove and discard seeds, mix well in spice mix.
  • Arrange on baking tray as single layers on top of parchment paper.
  • Bake for 2 hours, turning every 30 minutes.
  • Cool on wire racks.

Makes about 30 chips.


  • Bramley apples
  • Raisins
  • Chopped dried apricots
  • Chopped dried dates
  • Chopped mixed nuts
  • Peeled and chopped banana
  • Soft brown sugar
  • Golden syrup
  • Sherry


Preheat overn to 190’c / gas 5/

Core the apples, score the skin around the middle of each one, and place in a deep ovenproof, buttered dish.

Mix together the raisins, apricots, dates, nuts, banana and sugar and fill the centre of each apple, pushing the filling down well with a spoon.

Pour a tablespoon of sherry and golden syrup over each apple.

Bake for 30 minutes, basting occaisionally with the syrup.

Alternatively, orange juice may be used to replace the sherry.

Serves 4


  • 4 pork chops
  • 4 teasppon wholegrain mustard
  • 225 grammes bramley apples
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 100 grammes cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh sage or
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage
  • salt and pepper


Preheat the grill to high. Season the chops on both sides with salk and pepper, place under the grill.

Cook for 15 minutes, turning once, until browned and cooked through.

Peel, core and slice the apples.

Spread 1 teaspoon of mustard on each chop and heap the apples on top.

Sprinkle the sugar over the apples, followed by the sage and cheese.

Return to the grill for 4 minutes, until the topping is brown.

Serve with creamy mashed potato.