Come Dine With Me… At Home!

Welcome to our next installment of Come Dine With Me… At Home! The premise is simple: create a three-course menu with Ambrosia apples as the star of each dish. Home cooks can choose their recipes from the Ambrosiaapples.ca website, and can substitute anything...

Meet the Famers – Natalina Araujo

Meet the Famers – Natalina Araujo – PNA Orchards, Penticton We visited the Araujo farm in Penticton, BC a few years ago, just as the Ambrosia apples were about to be harvested. Natalina showed us around and shared the story of how she went from working in an...

Ambrosia Applesauce 5 Ways

Ambrosia Applesauce 5 Ways Take a Classic Recipe to New Heights With the brand new harvest, why not make some applesauce? If you’ve never made applesauce with Ambrosia apples, you need to start there. Ambrosia apples are naturally sweet which means there’s no sugar...

Come Dine With Me in North Vancouver

Come Dine With Me in North Vancouver Welcome to our next installment of Come Dine With Me… At Home! The premise is simple: create a three-course menu with Ambrosia apples as the star of each dish. Home cooks can choose their recipes from the Ambrosiaapples.ca...

Meet the Farmers – Julie Sardinha

Meet the Farmers – Julie Sardinha  We first met Julie in August 2014, shortly after the unexpected death of her husband, Joe. The Ambrosia farming community rallied to support her through the difficult time, and through her first solo harvest. Watch the...

Ambrosia Pecan Pumpkin Scones

Ambrosia Pecan Pumpkin Scones What’s better on a chilly Fall morning than home-made scones? This recipe is from our Ambrosia Lover’s Cookbook. If you, or anyone you know, would like a copy of the cookbook, just sign up for our newsletter here: CLICK HERE...

Come Dine With Me… in the Desert

Come Dine With Me… in the Desert Over the last few months, we’ve been sharing Come Dine With Me… At Home! The premise is simple: create a three-course menu with Ambrosia apples as the star of each dish. Home cooks can choose their recipes from the...

Meet The Farmers – The MacDonalds

Meet Your BC Ambrosia Apple Growers – Meet The MacDonalds  We first met the MacDonalds in 2013, when we experienced the first Ambrosia apples picked for that season. You can view the video here: CLICK HERE Ambrosia apples were an easy choice for Richard and...

Chef Alan Ferrer – Minami Restaurant, Vancouver

Chef Alan Ferrer – Minami Restaurant, Vancouver In this blog series, we are checking in on some of the chefs whose recipes are featured on our website. We’ll touch base with them, and find out how their lives, and careers, have changed since their recipe’s debut. For...

Come Dine With Me… Vegan Style

Over the last few months, we’ve been sharing Come Dine With Me… At Home! The premise is simple: create a three-course menu with Ambrosia apples as the star of each dish. Home cooks can choose their recipes from the Ambrosiaapples.ca website. They can substitute...

Roasted Ambrosia Apple Hummus

Roasted Ambrosia Apple Hummus Hummus is a fantastic, healthy snack, appetizer, or spread. It’s full of good fats, protein, and fibre. Served with fresh veggies or crackers. We love to serve Ambrosia apples with hummus instead of crackers. Ambrosia apples are crisp so...

Campfire Roasted Ambrosia Apples

Campfire Roasted Ambrosia Apples A Tasty (and Healthy) New Way to End Your Camp Meal There’s something special about food cooked over an open fire. It might be the subtle smoky flavour or perhaps it’s that it usually happens on a camping trip. Unfortunately, the go-to...

Come Dine With Me – Roxy Goes Rogue

Come Dine With Me – Roxy Goes Rogue A local group of friends – all foodies — love to cook together when they visit each other’s homes. In light of the recent pandemic, they cannot share a kitchen, so instead they share a Facebook group: Come Dine With...

Chef Check in – Adair Scott, Terrafina

Chef Check in – Adair Scott, Terrafina In this blog series, we are checking in on some of the chefs whose recipes are featured on our website. We’ll touch base with them, and find out how their lives, and careers, have changed since their recipe’s debut. In the Spring...

Ambrosia Apple Trail Mix

Ambrosia Apple Trail Mix Health officials are encouraging us all to get outside and stay active! Don’t run out of energy on the trail! This is the perfect snack for active Ambrosia apple lovers. We combine the classic ingredients of trail mix with dehydrated Ambrosia...

Come Dine With Me… At Home Ambrosia Cookoff – 2

Come Dine With Me… At Home Ambrosia Cookoff – 2  A local group of friends – all foodies — love to cook together when they visit each others’ homes. In light of the recent pandemic, they cannot share a kitchen, so instead they share a Facebook group:...

Come Dine With Me… At Home Ambrosia Apple Cook Off

Come Dine With Me… At Home Ambrosia Apple Cook Off A local group of friends – all foodies — love to cook together when they visit each other’s homes. In light of the recent pandemic, they cannot share a kitchen, so instead they share a Facebook group: Come Dine...

Chicken and Ambrosia Apple Salad Boats – Recipe

Chicken and Ambrosia Apple Salad Boats As Summer approaches, we are all yearning for lighter fare. This fun appetizer is a great way to start a meal or as a side. It gives a nod to a classic chicken salad sandwich but is much fresher, healthier and gluten-free. Plus,...

Orchard News:

Orchard News: We reached out to a few Ambrosia apple farmers to get an idea of what is going at the orchards this month, and how COVID-19 is impacting their operations. Doug Boult, Wes Burdick, Shane Witzke and Adrian Arts were kind enough to offer their insight....

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest… And the Winner Is!

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest… And the Winner Is! Kudos to Mike Lane of Saanichton, BC for his photo entitled “My Favourite Snack.”  The bright and sunny photo of Mike’s seven year old grand-daughter, Coco, thoroughly impressed all of the judges. “My Favourite Snack”...

Ambrosia Apples Snickerdoodles

Ambrosia Apples SnickerdoodlesThese cinnamon and Ambrosia apple cookies will remind you of apple pie but they’re much easier to pack in a lunch! Unlike some snickerdoodles, these are soft and just a bit gooey. If you prefer them crunchy, flatten them fully before...

Our Humble Beginnings – A Chance Seedling

Our Humble Beginnings – A Chance SeedlingThe Ambrosia apple is one of the most popular apples in Canada, and is now grown world-wide, but this mighty apple has very humble beginnings.In the early 1990s, in the beautiful sun-drenched Similkameen Valley of British...

Ambrosia Apple Bacon Cheddar Toast

Ambrosia Apple Bacon Cheddar ToastAmbrosia’s are great for sweet and savory baking, but did you know they are also a great way to add some sweetness and fibre to your favourite classic sandwich recipes? Try some diced in your chicken salad sandwich, or if you are...

Questions from Consumer Sampling Events

Questions from Consumer Sampling EventsQuestions about Ambrosia apples…We find the best way to promote our scrumptious Ambrosias is to visit different communities across Canada, sampling our wares. While people are enjoying their unique flavour and texture, we...

Why are Ambrosia Apples the Best Apple?

Why are Ambrosia Apples the Best Apple?The 6 reasons Ambrosia Apple are Everyone’s Favourite AppleEver since an apple picker took a bite of a yet-unnamed apple in a Cawston Orchard, Ambrosia apples have been winning over hearts and taste buds. But, why is this apple...

Ambrosia Apple Granola Bar

Ambrosia Apple Granola Bars [Recipe] Perfect for Snack Time or Breakfast on the Go The store shelves are packed with granola bar options but have you ever read the ingredient list? Oh, boy! You might be surprised just how easy it is to make your own granola bars using...

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

#AmbrosiaKitchen Photo Contest Deadline Approaching Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win with Ambrosia Apples The photo entries are flying in for our #AmbrosiaKitchen photo contest and we love each and every one of them! We’re inspired by all of the creativity and love of...

Savoury Baked Ambrosia Apples

Savoury Baked Ambrosia Apples [Recipe] Baked Apples Aren’t Just Desserts There’s something so comforting about baked apples but it doesn’t always have to be a sweet end to a meal. Ambrosia apples are a fantastic apple to stuff with savoury foods. In this recipe,...