With an abundance of delicious British-grown JAZZ™ apples incoming, here’s some early inspiration for how you can use them in your cooking. Their balanced, tangy-sweet flavour means they work wonderfully in a variety of dishes including this warming JAZZ™ Apple, Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine.

Ingredients (Serves 3-4)

2 JAZZ™ apples, cored and diced

A glug of olive oil

1 red onion, peeled and diced

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground coriander

½ tsp cumin

1 tsp sweet smoked paprika

1 tbsp harissa paste

1 large sweet potato, cut into small pieces

1 aubergine, cut into small cubes

1 carrot, diced

1 x 410g tin of chickpeas, drained

1 x 410g tin of chopped tomatoes

250ml/9fl oz vegetable stock

Salt and black pepper

Freshly chopped parsley

Couscous and flatbreads and dips of your choice, to serve


Preheat the oven to 150°C, fan 130°C, gas 2.

Heat the olive oil in an ovenproof lidded casserole, add the diced onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until beginning to soften.

Add the spices, stir and then add the harissa paste and cook for 2 minutes more.

Stir in the sweet potato, aubergine, carrot, apple, drained chickpeas, chopped tomatoes and stock, give one final stir, season with salt and pepper then cover with a lid and transfer to the oven and cook for 2 hours.

When cooked, serve the tagine heaped into warmed bowls, sprinkled with chopped parsley with the couscous, flatbread and dips to accompany.