bee pollinating lavender
Photo by: itsabreeze
APPLE AND DATE MOUSE RECIPE**
For 4 persons
Apple Mousse (before adding mint leaves)
Photo by: Norwichnuts
1 1/2 lbs. apples, cored and diced1-1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp rosewater*
1 tsp chopped lemon rind
3 tbsp. honey
1/2 lb. fresh dates, pitted and chopped
1 tbsp. chopped walnuts
Cook the apples with the lemon juice, rind, honey and rosewater until the fruit is soft. Add a little more rosewater if the mixture becomes dry. Let cool. In a blender, blend the dates and apples together until they are light and fluffy. Stir in the walnuts. Spoon the mousse into 4 dessert glasses and chill. Garnish with mint leaves.
*If roses not pollinated by bees, they are not fragrant.
**A creation of the Medieval Spanish Chef using honey and products pollinated by bees. Should bees disappear, this recipe wold also.