Preheat oven to 200°C.
Peel and core the apple.
Slice in big chunks and
keep submerged in cold water to prevent them from turning brown.
heavy based pot on the stove and melt the butter.
Add the sugar,
cinnamon, lemon peel and ginger and allow to slowly caramelize.
care not to burn it.
Add the apples and allow the apples to also
You can add a small amount of water to help with the cooking
of the apples.
You want the apples to be cooked but firm.
apples to a baking dish, sprinkle the pine nuts over the top and allow
to cool while you roll out the pastry.
Take some of the egg white and
spread on the edge of the baking dish - it acts as a glue for the
Place the pastry over the apples, trim the edges and crimp
it with your forefinger and thumb.
Paint the egg wash over the top and
bake for 35-40 minutes or until the pastry is all puffed out and gold
Serve with chilled pouring cream and a steaming mug of coffee!
Nina Timm cooked this fabulous recipe for Kwêla on Kyknet.
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Reprinted with permission of My Easy Cooking.
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