The apple is one of the most widely known fruit in the world today. It is very popular with the health conscious that there is even a phrase behind it: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Believed to have originated in central Asia around Kazakhstan, the fruit is now grown worldwide primarily for its fleshy fruit. The fruit is usually tennis ball sized, oval or pear shape with outer skin ranging from green to red with several hues featuring gold and yellow in-between.
The inside features a fleshy pulp that is often white to cream in color. It is a juicy sweet flesh with a tart taste from the tartaric acid. It contains bitter inedible seeds.
The apple tree grows to about 1.8 to 4.6 m (6 to 15 ft) tall and up to 12 m tall in the wild. The plant is generally grown from seeds and comes in several varieties which must cross-pollinate to develop fruit. The pollination is commonly done thanks to the activities of the Honey is a thick sweet golden colored food made by bees from nectar taken from flowers. In culinary arts, it is used as a spread on bread, a sweetener in beverages and foods. It is also used as an ingredient in baking, cooking, and desserts. It can be purchased in non-liquid forms including crystallized and dried forms. It generally consists... More bee.
Apples can be stored in a refrigerator for up to a month. At room temperature, they are only good for a few days. The fresh fruit should be firm and bright in texture. They should not be wrinkled or soft to touch. They should also not contain fungus or any abrasions.
Culinary Uses of the Apple
The apple can be eaten raw or cooked in various ways. The skin is edible or sometimes discarded depending on the A recipe is a set of instructions that describe how to prepare a culinary dish and covers the ingredients and method. It consists of the name of the dish, the time it will take to prepare, the individual ingredients and the amounts needed to make the dish. Instructions covering the preparation method, the number of servings the flavor and texture... More requirements. The seeds are usually also discarded as they are too bitter to be eaten. The sliced fruit turns brown on exposure to air from the action on the iron in the fruit. Fresh lemon rubbed on the slices slows down this action.
Apple fruit is also used to make juice, fruit jam, A pie is a dish made of pastry dough and a sweet or savory filling. Depending on the type, the pastry can fully cover, conceal or contain the filling. The pie can be top-crust, bottom-crust or two-crust in preparation. Pies can be made of varying pastries depending on the desired texture or filling required. In film comedy, it is common... More, in vegetable and fruit A salad is a mixture of small to medium pieces of ready to eat ingredients mixed together and topped with a sauce or dressing. They are preferred cold with few exceptions served warm. The dressing is usually sweet and sour in nature or can be salted and spiced. Salad ingredients range widely but most commonly they include vegetables, fruits, cooked... More as well as Alcohol is an colorless organic flammable liquid that is intoxicating if ingested. It is the same intoxicating agent in "alcoholic" drinks such as beer, spirits, wine and others. There are several types of alcohol but in culinary arts we usually exclusively refer to the type named ethanol. To make ethanol one usually needs to ferment a sugar solution by the... More based drinks such as apple Cider also called hard cider in North America is an alcoholic drink made by fermenting juice of the apple with added sugar. The best variety for making this drink is the cider apple. Usually, the end product is bottled and ends up a carbonated drink. Calvados and Applejack are drinks that are further distilled from cider. It can also be... More, Applejack, and Calvados.
They can also be canned or dried. When cooked they are usually To bake is to cook food in prolonged dry heat in an oven, coal pit or hot sand. The prolonging allows for the heat to spread throughout the dish. This method is very similar to roast cooking. Virtually every type of food can be baked but it is usually the exclusive method of choice for preparation of foods like bread,... More or stewed and also A sauce is a liquid or semi-solid food served on other foods or used to cook other foods. Sauces are not normally served as foods on their own. They are used to enhance other dishes by adding flavor and texture. The sauce is derived from the French word salsa which means salted though they may be sweet or savory in... More for meat dishes like pork. Common dishes include apple A pie is a dish made of pastry dough and a sweet or savory filling. Depending on the type, the pastry can fully cover, conceal or contain the filling. The pie can be top-crust, bottom-crust or two-crust in preparation. Pies can be made of varying pastries depending on the desired texture or filling required. In film comedy, it is common... More, apple strudel, apple crumble, and applesauce.
The seeds when consumed in large quantities can be toxic to humans. It contains just 50 A calorie is a unit of energy used in several fields. It is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius at one atmospheric pressure or the pressure at sea level. When relating to food, Calories with capital "C", also known as the food calorie the same energy as 1000... More per 100 grams. They are rich in anti-oxidants and tartaric acid. It has good amounts of vitamin C and decent amounts of Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds like retinol, retinoic acid provitamin A carotenoids like beta-carotene and is important for growth, immune system and good vision especially in low-light and color vision. It can be found in several foods including liver, cod liver oil, carrot, green vegetables, butter, milk sweet potato, Cheese and fish among others.... More and Vitamin K. It is also a good source of B complex vitamins.
It has small amounts of minerals including like potassium and phosphorous. Especially when eating with the skin it is also a good source of dietary Fiber also referred to as dietary fiber or roughage is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants. It comes either soluble in water or insoluble. They are normally resistant to absorption in the human digestive tract. They are found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It helps increase bulk in ingested foods, softens stool and shortens the total time... More and decent amounts of carbohydrates.