[Sca-cooks] Apples....

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 21:03:12 PST 2010

David Friedman wrote:
> I don't know if any of the current varieties called pippins are 
> period--my guess is not. Does her recipe specify pippins? I know that 
> it's part of the name of some out of period varieties, such as Newtown 
> Pippin and Cox's Orange Pippin, but don't have a clear idea of what 
> characteristics get something called a pippin, and a quick google 
> didn't provide much help.

A 'pippin' is an apple strain that arises from a chance pollination 
rather than any specific type of apple.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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