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Whether bitten straight into or gently peeled, apples are one of the most widely consumed fruit in Ireland. An extraordinary source of vitamins and fibre, they offer unsuspected resources… but we don’t always eat the whole fruit!

Did you know that peel and even cores could be reused? Discover our 4 zero-waste tips!

Make apple crisps

Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Then why not try and make delicious crisps using apple peel? It’s a great way to reduce waste and treat yourself at the same time.

You’re probably wondering how to make those crisps? That’s easy: season the peel of 2 or 3 Pink Lady® apples with sugar and cinnamon.

Then place it on a baking tray covered with a sheet of greaseproof paper. Finally, bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 150°C. That’s it! The crisps are ready, just dig in!

Make potpourri

What could be more unpleasant than a bad smell coming from the kitchen or bathroom? To make your home smell lovely in a natural way, discover how to make potpourri from Pink Lady® apple peel, orange peel or dried lemon slices:

Prepare apple jelly

If you’ve just finished your apple pie, keep your peel and don’t put your apron away! Here’s a clever recipe that uses not only the peel but also the cores of 5 or 6 Pink Lady® apples.

Our apple jelly recipe

Make homemade herbal tea

The final zero-waste tip for your apple peel: make homemade herbal tea!

All you have to do is dry your peel in the open air on a cloth for a week, or in the oven for a few minutes (5 to 7 minutes on thermostat 2 or at 60°C).

Once the peel is dry, let your imagination and taste buds do the rest! Don’t hesitate to vary the pleasures (apple-cinnamon, apple-verbena) and to flavour your preparation according to your taste: add lemon, orange, honey, ginger, maple syrup, star anise or other spices, and… enjoy!