Ambrosia is a "club" variety of apple, in which a cultivar is patented by an organization that sets quality standards and provides marketing, while production is limited to club members. The name was never trademarked, and the patent has expired in Canada and the United States.
Cameo apples are available late fall through early spring. Current Facts Believed to be a relative of the Red and Golden Delicious apple, Cameo apples that come out of Washington State are regulated by the CAMA, or Cameo Apple Marketing Association.
Pink Lady® was one of the first apples to be marketed under a specific brand name rather than by its variety name. The Cripps Pink apple and Pink Lady apple are a cross between a Golden Delicious apple and a Lady Williams apple. John Cripps from Australia crossed the two varieties in 1973 and that is why they are called Cripps Pink apple and/or Pink Lady apple. When you are out shopping, keep in mind that they are the same apple variety.
About Them Apples. Even though some apples are better suited for certain kinds of recipes than others, you don't have to limit yourself to using just one kind of apple when you're cooking or baking. Many cooks like to use a mixture of apples to get more complex flavors and textures.
Gala is a clonally propagated apple cultivar with a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji (in order).
Golden Delicious apples. This cultivar is a chance seedling possibly a hybrid of Grimes Golden and Golden Reinette. The original tree was found on the Mullins' family farm in Clay County, West Virginia, United States and was locally known as Mullin's Yellow Seedling and Annit apple.
The Granny Smith is a tip-bearing apple cultivar, which originated in Australia in 1868. It is named after Maria Ann Smith, who propagated the cultivar from a chance seedling. The tree is thought to be a hybrid of Malus sylvestris, the European wild apple, with the North American apple M. pumila as the polleniser.
Sauce —Choose sweeter apples if you prefer unsweetened or low-sugar applesauce. Gala, Rome Beauty, Stayman, and Golden Delicious are highly recommended. Juice —Choose a combination of apples to achieve the sweet/tart flavor you prefer. Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart.
Went apple picking at Smolak Farms in Massachusetts and spotted a row of what I thought were Golden Delicious. Finally came across the sign that said they were Shizuka which I'd never heard of. They were just as delicious as the Goldens and I'd definitely pick them again.