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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Wordless Wednesday: For Apple Day

Scrumptious apples harvested from the plot
Malus domestica 'Scrumptious', October 21st 2015 

10 comments:

  1. I like apples, and generally eat one most days. That's a well named variety. Flighty xx

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    1. It's a fabulous early apple Flighty. We won't be able to get through all of these before they start to go soft as we have such a bumper crop this year, so I'll be making some apple jelly and freezing some to go with my morning porridge :)

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  2. Scrumptious looking they are indeed!

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    1. They are - it's a well-named variety from East Malling's breeding programme. I tasted an even more amazing looking one there recently - they showed Matt Baker tasting it on Countryfile on Sunday. It will go far - it really shines out of the tree, tasted fantastic and has a red flesh.

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    1. It tastes like its name too Brian :-)

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  4. Today I am eating thr humble Cox. Hurrah for Apple day!

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    1. Nowt humble about the cox in my view, Colleen. Hurrah indeed!

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  5. That's a beautiful looking apple, sounds as if it tasted really good too.

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  6. They are Janet. I'm just about to use up some of the windfalls by making apple jelly. Single variety jam - there's posh!

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