ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Sat Feb 6 23:17:52 PST 2010
>Perhaps it would be more instructive if I asked
>what the characteristics of a medieval pippin
>would have been? tart? sweet? etc?
Ones that hobbits like to steal :)
1 : a crisp tart apple having usually yellow or
greenish-yellow skin strongly flushed with red
and used especially for cooking
I'd suggest Granny Smith, or a mix of Gala and Granny Smith.
>(besides "russeting," whatever that is....)
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