If you’re not familiar with Pink Lady apples, you’ve gotta get out and get yourself some pronto. I love them! Much bigger, because the locals like all fruit&veg big, not as pink or as juicy, and sweet, but much cheaper. pink lady made me eat a lot more yummy. The perfume and aroma is truly unexpected and it now seems to put all other apples I have ever tasted in my life totally into the shade! Well, my wife, my 1 yr old son and I truly love our "Pink Ladies" every day. The best ones I had were from a 3-lb. It's a great substitute for candy, or if you're having a case of the munchies. Like it sweet yet complex = Jazz I was curious about the Pink Lady apple when I was ordering from Peapod. If any of you haven't tried it yet, you should, I know you'll enjoy it!! It is was by far the best Very delicious! They're My daughter Firstly it is obvious from all these comments that people have no idea that Pink Lady is merely a trade mark and NOT a variety in its own right. On the inside, it ' s crisp and quite sweet, with a hint of tartness. It is consistently good. I discovered Pink Lady apples back in 2003 at my local Wal Mart supercenter at the time. I've used this apple in salads, oatmeal, whatever, and I love it, though it is sometimes hard to obtain, and I have to try farmers markets or Sams Club. pies or apple muffins. We are not so sure the flavour is quite up there with the best modern varieties (take Jazz for example). The Pink Lady apple's appearance on the Spanish market has proven to be a refreshing arrival. They are great. I would It is everything an apple should be. Cripps Pink is a cultivar (cultivated variety) of apple.It is one of several cultivars from which apples that meet quality standards can be sold under the trade mark name Pink Lady. This is by far one of the best apples I have Sweet and tart and juicy. eat much fruit, but since discovering the Pink I'm not usually a happy apple eater, but I am now! I have this apple usually three of five days and I never tire of it. As an executive chef, I have tried many varities, and this apple is one of my all time favorites. fruits developed in this century. We're proud of this variety! Since that first apple I have tried several more Pink Lady's and a few Cripps Pink, some from New Zealand, some from Washington state, and some from a South American country (Argentina or Chile - I think it was Chile...) and each one has been quite unique and different. A great balance of tart/sweet flavor. I wonder why. Elderflower cordial? I just discovered I think it deserves all the attention. If you prefer a less sweet apple crisp, you can use Granny Smith apples. Early Golden apples that are particularly tart and less sweet. and sweel I have found that the Pink Lady variety is in my opinion one of the best apples I have ever experienced. Pink Lady® apples are a great baking apple. The trees are famously slow to develop fruit, and because of this, they are not as frequently grown in the U.S. as other apples. Had a light dinner, then tried a Pink Lady. Us mere mortals should not be allowed to taste such pleasure. OP: Fair enough - it is down to personal taste in the end. This is the ONLY apple that I am not allergic to so the sugar/chemical balance can't be a marketing ploy as there is something very special about this particular apple. But it's the New Year, and I'm trying to eat less processed sugar -- yet still need some sort of dessert. My first was given to me at Christmas-time as part of a grab bag. I was born and raised in NJ and never saw a Pink Lady then moved to Las Vegas(terrible produce) and we were lucky we could get a Delicious. sweetness and acidicness (in that order!). delicious the fruit is - I try to come up with a I just tasted Pink Lady for the first time and I do definately better than the Cripps Pinks. Next year an Israeli variety came out. We had a tasting today at the Waitrose where I work involving three varieties of apples, Pink Lady, Estivale and Discovery. They not only look delicious and full of flavour they are such a beautifully crisp but not hard apple with loads of sweet juice and so full of flavour that I have bought them again. The pink Lady was a perfect balance between sweet Re: Sam from NJ The closest to the Pink It's not that it beats out any other apple, as each variety has its own particular properties, but its crisp bite, tart/sweet flavor, and excellent storage properties are quite exceptional. Pink Lady is my wife's favorite apple. I have never seen that in any other apple variety I have ever tried - it's almost like the seeds are so happy and excited to grow and become what their parents were that they can't wait to get out and show off. Lady, I have probably eaten more fruit in one A few from Washington were actually very disappointing and rather disgusting. I'm in the Yakima Valley where the majority of our apples are grown. Now, not a day goes by without me having a Pink Lady. The other really great apple is Opal. They have a pretty pink hue with some bright yellow working through. Make sure you slice the apples really thin (1/4 inch or thinner). becomes an acceptable eating apple. (One store I went to was selling an apple that they posted signage for calling it Pink Lady, but there was a sticker on these apples that said "Cripps Pink". week. Pink Lady apples are known for their distinctive rosy blush colouring on an otherwise green peel, as well as for their balanced sweet-tart flavour and crunchy fresh texture. It is the best. The same thing has happened with so called 'Pink Lady',only when I explain to people the real story do they understand why the appearance and flavour varies so much, I have just discovered this apple on sale at my supermarket. My husband and I go to Holland often for work and we love apples so I always buy some for our road trip back home to Greece buy car. Pink Lady, as compared to the Cripps Pink, is very consistent and always excellent. Eh. The Pink Lady is the best apple I have ever tasted. It’s a great apple to snack on, slice on a salad, freeze, and definitely use it in any apple recipe you’re making. When they are unavailable, I'm beside myself. Best apple EVER! I must say this is my standards but anyway im not an apple lover but For the growers out there there's the "MASLIN" variation of the Pink Lady Apple which ripens 4 weeks sooner. apple's flavor sold by itself! We first purchased it after we moved to Italy and I am hooked. I did find some Honey Crisp late in the season that I was able to enjoy. Washington State, so I get to eat a lot of with the Pink Lady I bet they would be superior in Yes, they’re beautiful, but the taste is what’s going to keep you coming back for more. I bought several apple varieties to try out and I can't believe how excellent this one is. I wonder if size is a factor, and the large ones just don't attain the soluble sugar levels as the small ones do. loves that also, she said they are the best bit of a disaster though this past year has been much improved. Developed in a Western Australia breeding program, Pink Lady® (Cripps Pink) was introduced in 1985 It is a cross of Golden Delicious and Lady Williams Described as a hard apple, Pink Lady® apples have firm, crisp flesh and a unique, tangy-tart, sweet flavor better Pink Ladies are... it's the tartness. Sweet but with enough tartness that it's not overwhelming. It is in fact a heavily geneticists and therefore invalid trade mark. Apples were I recently peeled an apple and the flesh looked stained pink.. a llittle colour also came off onto a paper envelope. bag, labeled with the cultivar name 'Cripps Pink', and incidentally they were organically grown. Its crunchy, sweet and juicy. Pink Lady apples are yellow with a pink hue and have a tangy yet sweet flavor. It is really one of a kind. I love Pink Lady apples because to me they taste like lemonade and so crisp! We used to eat Fuji and other varieties of apples. But Some apples aren't great when cold, but Pink Lady apples keep all their chracteristics (juicy, crunchy, sweet). you get about 14 of them for $6 and they are huge. LONG LIVE PINK LADY!! Nonetheless, they are juicy, crisp yet not hard, they last a long time and are indeed one of our favorite apple varieties yet here in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. Find out more about the tastiest apple on the tree. was so excited! (I didn't like the taste of apples.) We grow some fine produce here in N. California, including excellent apples. able to buy them until the end of October, and Bite into a Pink Lady apple for a firm, crisp flesh and a unique, tangy-tart, sweet flavor. It was certainly a pleasure for my taste buds when I tried it, and I have been eating them ever since. Lady's lovely texture and flavour are Ambrosia have planted both varieties and hope they do well! Naturally exhilarating, Pink Lady® is a source of pleasure. characterize myself as a real apple fanatic and Juicy, crunchy, slightly tart and sweet with a delicious taste, Pink Lady® apples provide great taste all the time – and one bite is all it takes! Almost like "eating" sparkling cider. ", I was given a Pink Lady apple as a gift from my boyfriend. I also notice under 'climate' that it is "suitable for temporate climates. an artificial sweetner, which I don't like. An incredibly crunchy exterior and exquisite combo of tart They have a pretty pink hue with some bright yellow working through. In the USA and Mexico Pink Lady is a registered trade mark of Brandt's Fruit Trees. I thought it had a very good balance I don't know who thought The climate of the South Carolina upstate where I live should prove a great place for this particular variety to thrive. Tasty apple, I love its juicyness, bite, I have to agree that your assesment of the What a pleasant surprise. Please continue to enjoy this heavenly apple. were growing inside the apple. One of my favorite apples. I know everyone is going to laugh at this but I have recently lost 40lbs. Lychees? pink lady and granny smiths are a favorite at our house, mostly as a pie or crumble. I'm baking a zucchini pie today and I'll be using three of these PINK Ladies in my pie along with the zucchini. I keep them very cold til I eat them. The apple coloring and the tart, crisp taste are a winner. Pink Lady is my go-to apple. Bo - This is the granny-smith of the red apple world. Pink ladies are my favorite apple all time! a drive to Delaware where there's no Sales Tax! As I previously mentioned I don't Now living in London, I just wish I could buy This apple is Having tried it myself, I agreed with the customers. heartbreaking that only about half of it I made this fruit my favorite snack during the Lady, wanting to try something different to the 1. I'm so happy I've found this website to share my passion and love for the apple that is pink lady. them here! all my friends about it and they are also It is pleasant though. Thanks for a chance to talk about them. But just what makes them so irresistible? They arrived here in Israel about 6 years ago from the USA, and were snapped up, and sold at a very high price $US4 a kilo. It's still rare but you can find it if you know where to look. The beautiful green / red shades make this apple irresitable. only wish I could get Cox's apples here in the US. I've never been inspired to google my produce Pink Lady and will look out for Cripps Pink for There were no loose apples, only pre-bagged. Just eaten my second Pink Lady. pink ladies by pure trial-error as I discover most Highly recommended by me. Unless you are baking, which I know nothing about, stay with those three and all is good. I found it very pleasant to eat and quickly nibbled it down to a tiny core. Pink Lady ® apples are irresistibly sweet and juicy. an regular Pink Lady Apple Fan!!! had never heard of Pink Lady before. I recently purchased some in a 2lb bag The Pink Lady apples themselves are unique, with a distinctive pink blush over a yellow or green base. ????????????? The texture is very firm and crunchy, not a bit mealy or soft which I despise in apples more than anything. Their slow-to-oxidize flesh makes Pink Lady® apples ideal for out-of-hand eating. buying the other brands. I am hooked on Red Delicous apples. Anyway, I visited a nursery today and the owner tried to sell me some Pink Lady trees with my order. A very attractive apple as well. are completely ripe, otherwise they are very They are good both fresh and for cooking. We juice them regularly and our juices come out so much tastier than if using any other red apple. Pink Lady! quality visual, feel, taste and smell. I tell found that as far as the raw apples went, the Pink Red Delicious apples: This familiar bright red apple is the most popular variety in the United States, accounting for almost half the domestic crop. They're .99 at Fry's right now, they're huge, and they're incredibly delicious. What a shame I can't For instance, unless it's very small, a whole Red Delicious is just too overwhelmingly sweet for me. read an ad, so you can certainly say that the I am thrilled to find it and considering planting one :-). Might it be that a reputable supermarket chain is selling under ripe Pink Lady apples? Yes, I am aware of it's origins, but I still strongly believe that I can sense a hint of pear taste. Feel winter. have access to numerous varieties, and have Pink Lady® apples are a great snacking apple.They spend extra time in the orchards soaking in the sun, which creates a tangy, sweet flavor. Like it sweet and tart = Pink Lady I'm so glad someone thought to cross - Some susceptibility. Bought a bag of Pink Lady apples today with a bit of trepidation. This one has the right balance. This apple is much better than a Sweetango which I found to be hype. And I live in Yesterday my wife brought home about a dozen Pink Lady apples from the supermarket here in western Montana. They are very sweet and have buy. Go on the The results were good; the apples weren't mushy or too sweet, and blended nicely with the almond filling. It is one of a kind. Pink Ladys typically, no matter where I get them, are DELICIOUS! I ordered my normal 3lb bag of Red Delicous and 1 pink Lady. which apple really was the best. The Pink Lady apple is one of the best foods I have ever eaten, in all my life. 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