Inventory, 88 ct : 12.72
This item was last sold on : 12/21/14
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.
|Harney Sushi Oceanside||Oceanside CA||760-967-1820|
|Queenstown Public House||San Diego CA||619-546-0444|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Currant||San Diego CA||619-702-6309|
|Crush||Solana Beach CA||858-481-2787|
|Great News Cooking School||San Diego CA||888-478-2433|
|Juice||San Diego CA||646-250-8505|
|Under Belly-Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-269-4626|
|Aura Catering San Diego||San Diego CA||619-990-8340|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Churchill's Pub and Grille||San Marcos CA||760-471-8773|
|Turquoise Coffee||San Diego CA||858-412-5377|
|Misha Cafe & Juice Bar||San Diego CA||619-795-3488|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|The Craftsman New American Tavern||Encinitas CA||760-415-2380|
|The Curious Fork||Solana Beach CA||650-468-6195|
|Friends of Specialty Produce||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|Market Creek Events||San Diego CA||619-527-6161|
|The Cork and Craft||San Diego CA||858-618-2463|
|Cueva Bar||San Diego CA||619-269-6612|
|Solace & the Moonlight Lounge||Encinitas CA||760-753-2433|
|Finch's Wine Bar & Bistro||La Jolla CA||858-456-4056|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
|Tipsy Crow||San Diego CA||619-338-9300|
|Local Habit||San Diego CA||619-795-4770|
|Third Corner Encinitas||Encinitas CA||619-417-9251|
|Sorority Cuisine - Kappa Delta||San Diego CA||510-512-2213|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-543-2764|
|Fish Public||San Diego CA||619-281-4014|
|West Coast Tavern||San Diego CA||619-295-1688|
|Soda & Swine||San Diego CA||619-269-7632|
|Cafe 222||San Diego CA||619-236-9902|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|Stake Chophouse & Bar||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Belmont Park Entertainment||San Diego CA||858-228-9283|
|Bake Sale||San Diego CA||619-515-2224|
|Blue Water Seafood Market and Grill||San Diego CA||619-497-0914|
|The Market by Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-237-1335|
|Salvatore's||San Diego CA||619-544-1865|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station Banquets||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|Cafe 21 Downtown||San Diego CA||619-795-0721|
|Ki's Kitchen Commissary||Carlsbad CA||760-438-8606|
|Davanti Enoteca El Camino Real||San Diego CA||858-519-5060|
|Terra Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-293-7088|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Urban Solace||San Diego CA||619-295-6464|
|Neighbor's||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|D Bar SoCal||San Diego CA||619-632-7644|
|Brasserie||San Diego CA||858-450-9576|
|Sorority Cuisine - Delta Gamma||San Diego CA||916 847 9896|
|Don Chido||San Diego CA||716-316-8374|
|Residence Inn Downtown Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-487-1200|
Recipes that include Gala Apples. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Susan Can Cook||Citrus, Apple and Tea Jam|
|Adventures of the Yankee Kitchen Ninja||Crockpot Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash and Apples|
People have spotted Gala Apples using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
Produce Spotting allows you to share your produce discoveries with your neighbors and the world! Is your market carrying green dragon apples? Is a chef doing things with shaved fennel that are out of this world? Pinpoint your location annonymously through the Specialty Produce App and let others know about unique flavors that are around them.