Apple Pie

I just got back home from the ICS studios where I’ve spent the morning recording a talk show on cooking culture in China. I was invited to talk, together with other 2 Chinese guests, about the whole phenomenon of celebrity chefs that is now so popular in the west and compare it with what is happening now in China. It was SUCH a fun experience and my first on TV! 😀

The show should be broadcasted in mid-June on ICS channel! So looking forward to watching it!

I spent the weekend, instead, with all my friends in Changshu (about 2 hour drive from Shanghai), where we rented 2 beautiful villas with swimming pool and jacuzzi. It was a super fun time but I will have to tell you about it later during the week, now it’s time to show you how to make a delicious apple pie!

I’ve posted many recipes for apple pie here on expatcucina (creamy apple pie, the best apple pie) but this one, somehow, it’s the one I like the most so far. It’s simple, yet incredibly tasty.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pie crust
  • 2 granny smith apples
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 lemon, juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cinnamon sugar

Prepare your pie crust

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Peel and dice up the apples and place them in a bowl

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add sugar and lemon juice

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then the cinnamon

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stir all the ingredients together

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and pour them on the crust

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cut off the access of tough pending off the edges of the pie and put them aside. Then slightly fold the edges on the apple filling

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roll the remaining pie dough into long strips, thick as your pinky, and place them crosswise on top of the apples

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Sprinkle the surface of the pie with cinnamon sugar and bake at 180 C for about 35 min or until the pie has got a nice golden-brown color

Remove from the oven and let it cool down. Serve slightly warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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Happy Monday

Love

– LittleDani

 

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.