Queen Caroline apple

/kween KAH-roh-lighn/

A variety of yellow cooking apple with russet flecks which cooks to a creamy purée. It was raised in 1820 by Mr T Brown of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire and named after the wife of George IV. This mid-season variety is harvested from mid-September in South-East England and is at its best from September to December.