What to look for
Test the firmness of the apple by holding it in the palm of your hand. (Do not push with your thumb). It should feel solid and heavy, not soft and light.
Pink Lady apples are available in the late fall through the spring months.
Pink Lady apples can be stored for between 8 to 15 days at room temperature and for longer periods in the refrigerator. Remember to take it out an hour before you wish to eat it to allow its flavours to fully express themselves.
There are 72 calories in 1 medium Pink Lady Apple. They contain 3% fat, 96% carbs, 2% protein. They are also rich source of VITAMIN C. 4% of an apple is made up of vitamins and minerals, and it provides ¼ of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. Not only this they limit ageing I cells and reduce the permeability of blood vessels.
Ways to Eat
Ideal for fresh, out-of-hand eating, Pink Lady apples also make great dessert apples. The crisp apples retain their shape when baked in pies, tarts, and pancakes or poached in wine paired with cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla. The flesh of the Pink Lady apples is slow to oxidize when cut, making it good for cheese boards, sandwiches and salads. The sweet-tart apples lend additional flavor and sugar to applesauce and purees.
*Brand will vary depending on availability