Piñata has a crisp, juicy bite, but what really gets people excited is its noticeable yet balanced sweet and tart taste and long-lasting pineapple finish. <br><br> Its heirloom parentage makes it one of the best apples for baking (it won’t break down in the heat), but you can’t go wrong with this as a snack or added to a green salad.<br><br> The story of Piñata apples, however, starts in the 1970’s. Researchers in Dresden-Pillnitz, Germany were doing some apple work. They crossed 3 varieties of apples: Golden Delicious, Cox’s Orange Pippin and the Duchess of Oldenburg. The result: One awesome apple which couldn’t be kept a secret. It was finally released in Europe in 1986, under the names “Pinova” and “Sonata”. It was a hit, and in 2004 Stemilt became the exclusive growers of the apples, later combining the words and naming them “piñata” apples
Balance of juicy and sweet flavors combine with floral undertones to make this summer pear a real treat </br></br>Starkrimson pears are excellent for fresh eating and salads; pair well with strong cheese like blue or goat
What a sweet treat! The seeds are great for in granola, salads, and sauces. The fruit contains a high amount of antioxidants that are beneficial to our health in many ways. The seeds are great for in granola, salads, and sauces. The fruit contains a high amount of antioxidants that are beneficial to our health in many ways.
Fuyu persimmons have a thin reddish-orange skin and soft flesh. Best when ripe and offers a pleasant, spicy, sweet flavour and is tannin-free. Origins in Asia. Gain the benefits of the cancer-fighting, antioxidant-rich vitamins in this winter fruit. Fruit tastes best when fruit becomes soft and jelly like.
Now teamed up with Arnold Van Os and his family's organic farm, Rock Ridge Dairy is pleased to be able to supply Alberta families with a lineup of organic Jersey cow milk and goat milk and cheese products. These products are rich in A2 Beta Caseins and gentle on your body allowing many dairy-sensitive individuals the joy of dairy again. The Organic Box is proud to have Rock Ridge Dairy as one of our producers, and we know that you'll enjoy all their dairy products, produced with love and care for you!