The Limousin is perhaps most famous for its apples. From Correze to Haute Vienne apples and orchards seem to be everywhere. If you’re looking for something different to do with apples then why not try this recipe below. It’s a real winter warmer with a taste of autumn. A great opportunity to use up some of this years apple harvest, whilst enjoying the delights of spicy red wine.

Mmm I feel warmer already!mulled wine limousin apples


1L / 1 ¾ pt Red wine
175g / 6oz Sugar
1 Whole peeled orange, halved
1 Cinnamon stick
1 tsp Whole cloves
4 Peeled and cored apples

1. Place all of the ingredients into a pot and bring to the boil. Simmer for twenty minutes.
2. Remove the apples and place in a separate bowl. Reduce the remaining liquid by two thirds.
3. Place the apples in the centre of a serving dish pour over the syrup and serve with vanilla ice cream.

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