Apple pies are an endangered species

Apples have always been part of human history. Continue reading Apple pies are an endangered species

Apples to be eaten in the wind

“There’s small choice in rotten apples”, says Hortensio in Shakepeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. But among over 7,000 varieties of good apples grown worldwide there is immense choice. Continue reading Apples to be eaten in the wind

Ever wondered who was the lady behind Granny Smith’s apples?

Granny Smith apples originated in Australia in 1868. Emigration and chance played an equal role in producing one of the best known fruits in today’s groceries and supermarkets. Continue reading Ever wondered who was the lady behind Granny Smith’s apples?