Written By Guest Writer Dessert / Recipes / Side dish Oct 16, 2011 Spiced Applesauce with Sweet Basil Seeds SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestHeritage apples for sale from Apple Luscious Organic Orchard at Moss St Market in Victoria, BC This raw applesauce, created by Tamara Bailey, chef/owner of Café Ceylon (104-1175 Cook St., Victoria), has a unique paradisiacal tang. Sweet basil seeds are available at Burnside Food Market, 658 Burnside Rd., Saanich. “The soaked seeds are plump, shiny and beautiful like caviar,” says Bailey.Serves 4-6.6 sweet apples, peeled, cored and chopped 4 green cardamom pods1/4 tsp saffron1/4 tsp nutmeg1 Tbsp rosewater1/2 cup raw honey 1 tsp lime juice2 tsp sweet basil seeds, soaked in cold water for 5 minutes Purée chopped apples in a food processor and place purée in a bowl. Remove cardamom pod shells and grind seeds into a powder. Add saffron, nutmeg, rosewater, honey, cardamom powder and lime juice to the apple purée and mix with a wooden spoon. Garnish with soaked basil seeds and serve at room temperature.– By Sylvia WeinstockApplesDessertEdiblesrecipe SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Masterclass — Candied Citrus Masterclass Candied Citrus Holiday ... Read More Dessert / Recipes September 6, 2022 Masterclass — Plum Clafouti Masterclass July|August Plum ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes September 6, 2022 Sweet Endings — Simply the Zest Sweet Endings ... Read More Appetizer / Dessert / Main course / Recipes / Side dish August 30, 2022 Balkan Recipes The companion recipes to Cinda Chavich's article, My Balkan Food Memories, in the Sept|Oct 2022 issue of ... Read More Comments are closed.