February 2022 – Winter in the Orchard
Though much of the country is in the throes of Winter, it’s been a pretty mild one here in BC. Heavy rains and flooding earlier in the season wreaked havoc in some of the orchards, but Mother Nature waits for no one, so our farmers are busy preparing and pruning their trees to ensure that only the best Ambrosia apples grow this Spring. Watch the video HERE.
Around the World with Ambrosia Apples – Canada
In this series, we are travelling around the world and exploring the relationship different countries, cultures, and cuisines share with Ambrosia apples. We thought we’d start where it all began for Ambrosia apples: Canada.
Come Dine With Me in the Shuswap
Our next Come Dine With Me blog is Michelle and Bruce from Salmon Arm. Michelle has three boys who play hockey, and her husband also coaches the sport. Read HERE about how Michelle kept her picky boys satisfied and asking for more with a simple and delicious dinner. We’d love to feature your menu. Tag us at #ComeDineWithAmbrosiaApples.
In the Test Kitchen with Ambrosia Apples
We’re heading into the kitchen and testing different recipes – some tried-and-true and some new. This month, we experimented with puff pastry with delicious results HERE.
Social Media Roundup
We monitor our social media channels constantly to find your posts about Ambrosia apples. Here are a few of our favourites:
Here are some of our favourite recent posts:
|@schweeties_van possibly has made the best pie ever created. What do you think? Tag us in your own pie creation and you may be featured next!|
|@quoanfamilybakery made a beautiful Ambrosia apple birthday cake for a special person!|
|@collleeeflourbakes made an Ambrosia apple pie for her family and shared the steps on Instagram.|
|@olivethehousepig all we can say is awww…|
Would you like your recipe featured? Make sure to tag #Ambrosiaapples and #AmbrosiaKitchen and your photo may be featured next month!
We love to hear from you, so keep the comments and posts coming! #AmbrosiaApples #AmbrosiaAppleADay
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