Horo has an incredible love for fruit, especially Apples, and in one of the episodes Lawrence mentions a method of preserving and eating Apples (fruit) that is fit only for nobles. Lawrence goes on to describe how people would preserve fruit in honey and spice, which in turn makes the fruit even sweeter.
Naturally this inspired me to try it myself and I found a few good recipes of varying accuracy. Here is a combination of what I think will give the best yet authentic results.
Honey and Spice Pickled Apples
4 cups water
3/4 cup honey
3/4 cup cane sugar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup sherry vinegar
2 inch piece of fresh ginger, thinly sliced
3 star anise
1/2 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon allspice berries
zest of one lemon
10 sweet-tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced into rings (or cut into wedges, if you prefer)
I hope you enjoyed this post, until next time, carry on cooking.