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Apples of Uncommon Character: Heirlooms, Modern Classics, by Rowan Jacobsen PDF

By Rowan Jacobsen

ISBN-10: 1620402270

ISBN-13: 9781620402276

In his vintage A Geography of Oysters, Rowan Jacobsen ceaselessly replaced the way in which the United States talks approximately its most sensible bivalve. Now he does an identical for our favourite fruit, exhibiting us that there's certainly lifestyles past pink Delicious-and even Honeycrisp. whereas supermarkets restrict their choices to some waxy recommendations, apple timber with lives spanning human generations are generating characterful varieties-and now they're in the course of a rediscovery. From heirlooms to new clothier breeds, a scrumptious variety of apples is obtainable for the eating.

Apples have robust personalities, starting from crabby to healthy. The Black Oxford apple is absolutely red, and appears like a plum. The Knobbed Russet seems like the affection baby of a toad and a potato. (But do not be fooled by way of its looks.) The D'Arcy Spice leaves a touch of allspice at the tongue. minimize Hidden Rose open and its internal key's published.

With greater than a hundred and fifty art-quality colour pictures, Apples of unusual Character exhibits us the fruit in all its glory. Jacobsen accumulated specimens either universal and infrequent from everywhere North the USA, picking one hundred twenty to add, together with the simplest forms for consuming, baking, and hard-cider making. every one is followed through a photo, heritage, lore, and a listing of features. The ebook additionally contains 20 recipes, savory and candy, assets for getting and becoming, and a advisor to the easiest apple gala's. it is a must-have for each foodie.

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