October 27, 2012 § 6 Comments
When it rains it pours. Never was an adage more true, both metaphorically and literally; on the East Coast of the US we’ve got Hurricane Sandy heading towards us, and despite not owning an apple tree, mdkitchen has been overtaken by apples, which have invaded most of the counter space and quite a bit of the refrigerator too.
Some had been lurking in the crisper for quite a while; I’m not certain if they were cooking or baking apples but at that point, they needed to be used up, and fast. I know apple crumble is a popular option for using up apples, but why not try a new variation on it? Toffee apple crumble does what it says on the tin: it has tender apples cloaked in a sumptuous toffee sauce, nestled under a crispy oat topping. It is pure autumnal bliss, especially when eaten while snuggling under a wool blanket, watching the leaves fall. « Read the rest of this entry »