Spiced Fruit Soup
6# dried apricot
7 oz Rangpur Lime
7 oz water or juice, apple juice
1 oz Madeira
TT Salt and WhitePepper
Soak apricots in water over night. Puree apricots, and thenstrain through large china cap. Add lime juice and Madeira and pinch of groundginger, add salt and pepper to taste. Thin to desired consistency with water.
2 lbs. granny smith apples. Clean and peel, slice intobatonet and cut at a diagonal sliced crosswise. Lay flat side down and buttertop then bake in 350¡ oven for 10 minutes.
Toast sliced almonds or whole almonds browned and cut inchunks.
Swirl sour cream in sunburst pattern put apples and almondsin center.