Flander's Pippin apple

/FLAHN-duhs PI-pin/
[English] plural Flander's Pippin apples

A name for Mère de Ménage, a variety of large deep red flushed blushed cooking apple known sine the late 1600s and known by many names throughout Europe. It cooks to a purée so is good for sauces and charlottes. This late-season variety is harvested from early October in South-East England and is at is best from November to February.

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