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 Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored July 18, 2017 Summer’s Ice Cream wishes you a Happy National Ice Cream Month! This month, dessert lovers across Canada will be raising their bowls and waffle cones in delicious recognition of NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH, with ... Read More Dessert / Recipes June 26, 2017 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Lip-smacking looks and punchy lemon flavour result in a seriously delicious gluten and dairy-free dessert. If you’re not up for making a ... Read More Dessert / Recipes February 28, 2016 Sunday Baking Project Recipe selection for you Sunday baking project: Broma Bakery’s White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Fresh Blueberries. These cookies are ... Read More Beverage / Dessert / Main course / Recipes December 4, 2015 A main course, dessert and a cider float using local apples Autumn has officially arrived and so has apple season! One of the most cultivated fruits; the apples bears a bountiful harvest. A diverse fruit in ... Read More Comments are closed.