Gala apples are always a crowd pleaser. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, offering a mildly sweet flavour and flora aroma. Gala’s that are allowed to reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavour.
A sweet and crisp apple with a pink hue. An all time favourite at The Organic Box.</br> </br> Pink Lady apples are rich in dietary fiber and contain vitamin A as well as a quarter of your days vitamin C needs. An average Pink Lady apple contains between 50 and 60 calories and has a high water content. They also contain boron, which helps to strengthen bones and pectin, which aids in digestion.
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First taste of the new crop of Canadian apples. Vista Bella is a medium-sized apple, with a light yellow-green skin, flushed deep red where exposed to the sun. </br></br>Fresh apples do not keep as well as storage apples. It is best to keep these in the fridge, not the fruit bowl, to preserve some crunch and flavour.
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The long, slightly banana-shaped Abate Fetel pears have a slightly crisp texture and a sweet flavour with notes of honey. </br></br>Abate Fetel pears are ideal for eating fresh, out-of-hand. Their flavour and texture would lend well to any baked dish, pear tart or cake. Dice or slice pears for salads or use as stuffing for pork or chicken. Canning these heirloom pears will preserve their sweet, honeyed flavor
When you think of a pear, it is probably a Bartlett pear. Bartlett pears have that quintessential pear flavour, to cure your fruit hunger! </br></br>When you think of a pear, it is probably a Bartlett pear. Bartlett pears have that quintessential pear flavour, to cure your fruit hunger! </br></br> Bartlett Pears are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. They're also a good source of Vitamin C, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre.
The Alex Lucas is a pear that is little known but should be. The white flesh is dense, juicy, and buttery-smooth. It is sweet with a wonderfully complex yet delicate flavour and a lovely aroma. The pears are green and distinctly short and rounded, with long sturdy stems.