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Grown in both the southern and northern hemisphere, Gala Apples are available year round.
A cross between Golden Delicious and Kidd’s Orange Red, the Gala apple is currently one of the most extensively grown apples in the world. It has an impressive lineage, being related as well to both the Delicious and Cox Orange Pippin varieties. It is also parent to several varieties such as the Jazz, Royal Gala and Pacific Rose.
Gala apples are covered in a thin yellow to orange skin, highlighted with pink to red stripes that vary in hue dependent upon the apples maturity. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, offering a mildly sweet flavor and flora aroma. Gala’s that are allowed to reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavor.
Gala apples are a great snacking fruit as they are low in calories, high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B. They also contain a dietary fiber known as pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks. They also contain trace amounts of boron, which has been touted for its ability to help build strong bones.
The delicate flavor and texture of the Gala apple shines in fresh preparations. They are perfect for use in fruit, green and chopped salads. Add diced gala to fruit salsas and chutneys. Slice and add to burgers, paninis and crostinis. Their sweet flavor becomes milder when cooked making them perfect in baked preparations when paired with stronger flavored apples such a Granny Smith, Arkansas Black, Pippin and Mutsu. The flavor of pears, winter squash, onions, pecans, turkey, curry, brie, cheddar and Swiss cheese complement Gala apples.
Gala apples were developed in New Zealand in 1934 by apple breeder J.H. Kidd. Commercial distribution began in both Europe and the United States in the 1980’s. Gala apples grow well in both warm and cold climates and as result can be found growing in apple growing regions across the globe.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-9224|
|Craft and Commerce Bar||San Diego CA||619269-0288|
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|Stevie's Catering||San Diego CA||619-995-8343|
|The Craftsman New American Tavern||Encinitas CA||760-415-2380|
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|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|Cafe 21 Downtown||San Diego CA||619-795-0721|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-543-2764|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-419-8343|
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|Aura Catering San Diego||San Diego CA||619-990-8340|
|Brasserie||San Diego CA||858-450-9576|
|West Coast Tavern||San Diego CA||619-295-1688|
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|Great News Cooking School||San Diego CA||888-478-2433|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
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|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
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|The Curious Fork||Solana Beach CA||650-468-6195|
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|Davanti Enoteca El Camino Real||San Diego CA||858-519-5060|
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|Ki's Kitchen Commissary||Carlsbad CA||760-438-8606|
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Recipes that include Gala Apples. One is easiest, three is harder.
|A Cozy Kitchen||Apple and Cheddar Crostini|
|Amuse Bouche||Potato and Butternut Squash Curried Latkes with Apple Hash|
|Adventures of the Yankee Kitchen Ninja||Crockpot Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash and Apples|
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