Recipe Round Up: Apple Season

Noggins Apples

Autumn in Nova Scotia is one of our favourite seasons because it’s also apple season in Nova Scotia! Spend the season incorporating this iconic Nova Scotian ingredient into an abundance of recipes, from classics like apple pie to cocktails for happy hour. Keep reading for delicious recipes and a local source guide to make sourcing local apples easy!  

Where to source Nova Scotia apples

You can find local Nova Scotia apples for these and many more delicious apple recipes at Noggins Corner Farm Market, Masstown Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., any other of the Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Also make sure to look for Scotian Gold apples at your local Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore, several independent retailers, Walmart, and Costco.

Apple BBQ Pulled Pork 

These Apple BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches are the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. Made with pork shoulder, brown sugar, local apples and onion – the fresh, delicious flavours in this recipe will not disappoint. The recipe for Apple Slaw is an important and delicious component of the recipe, but also works as a tasty side dish. 

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Apple Pie 

Would this even be an apple recipe roundup without this classic? This recipe for Apple Pie is a slice of delicious nostalgia. Sweet and tart Nova Scotia apples mingle with cinnamon and sugar, making it a great dessert for any time of year! Serve with vanilla ice cream or sharp cheddar for extra flavour.

Honey Roasted Honeycrisp Apple & Butternut Squash Soup 

The Kilted Chef uses Scotian Gold apples roasted with Cornect Family Farms‘ honey blended with Noggins Corner Farm butternut squash to make this delicious Honey Roasted Honeycrisp Apple & Butternut Squash Soup.

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No-Churn Maple Apple Ice Cream

The sweet combination of cinnamon, maple and apple makes this No-churn Maple Apple Ice Cream a delightful chilled topping for desserts. This recipe is a great addition to hot turnovers, pie, crisps, crumbles and even pancakes. 

The Annapolis

This fun and fresh Annapolis cocktail is like sunshine in a glass. Featuring Ironworks Vodka, Propeller ginger beer and local fresh-pressed apple cider – if close your eyes you’ll be transported right to the orchard.

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