Apples, Royal Gala, 1.5 kg Pack

Category: basic, chile, fresh fruit, red

  • Gala apples are covered in a thin yellow to orange skin, highlighted with pink to red stripes that vary in hue dependent upon the apples maturity. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, offering a mildly sweet flavor and flora aroma. Galas that are allowed to reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavor. Grown in both the southern and northern hemisphere, Gala Apples are available year-round. A cross between Golden Delicious and Orange Red, the Gala apple is currently one of the most extensively grown apples in the world. The delicate flavor and texture of the Gala apple shines in fresh preparations.

  • The delicate flavor and texture of the Gala apple shines in fresh preparations. They are perfect for use in fruit, green and chopped salads. Add diced gala to fruit salsas and chutneys. Slice and add to burgers, paninis and crostinis. Their sweet flavor becomes milder when cooked making them perfect in baked preparations when paired with stronger flavored apples such a Granny Smith, Arkansas Black, Pippin and Mutsu. The flavor of pears, winter squash, onions, pecans, turkey, curry, brie, cheddar and Swiss cheese complement Gala apples.

  • The optimum storage temperature for apples depends on the variety, but all are within the range from 30 to 40F.Apples are moderately susceptible to freeze damage. Temperatures more than 1 or 2 degrees below freezing should be avoided.

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