Food for Soul

Just how old are the ‘fresh’ fruit & vegetables we eat?

Apple Typical storage time 6 to 12 months Harvested August to November, the fruit is placed in bins submerged in water so the apples float out. At this ‘pre-sort’ stage, defective ‘culls’ are spotted and …

Christmas fruit cake

Christmas fruit cakeChristmas dessert consisting of a cake with dried fruits and a variety of dried and candied fruits. During the process, alcohol (usually brandy) is repeatedly applied to the cake with a brush, which …