Cox's Orange Pippin


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Cox's Orange Pippin

(ˈkɒksɪz)
n
(Plants) a variety of eating apple with sweet flesh and a red-tinged green skin. Often shortened to: Cox
[C19: named after R. Cox, its English propagator]
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Noun1.Cox's Orange Pippin - a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
Pippin - any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
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Cox's Orange Pippin is a commercial variety that is not really suited to growing in the north unless it is given a very sheltered position, preferably on a south or south west wall, trained as an espalier, fan or cordon to restrict its growth and protect the flowers from frost damage.
Ingredients 2 onions, peeled and chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 1kg celeriac, peeled and cubed 4 Cox's Orange Pippin apples, cored and grated 1 litre vegetable stock 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 2tbsp sunflower oil Salt and pepper Method Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions and the garlic.
A Cox's orange pippin is worth more than any diamond," I said, as an opening remark.
Roger Watt of Gelyn Farm, Morganstown, Cardiff, who grows traditional varieties of apples such as Cox's Orange Pippin and Laxton's Superb, said families are moving away from the 'Golden Delicious syndrome'.
Cox's Orange Pippin apples proved the most baffling, with only 13% correctly naming their ripening season as being October and November.
The famous Cox's Orange Pippin was first created in the 1800s, when Middlesex market gardener Richard Cox cross-bred a Ribston Pippin with an unknown variety of apple.
There are many apples to try but my favourite is the latest Cox's Orange Pippin.
When we finally arrived our destination was near an orchard containing Cox's Orange Pippin apples.
Let's not forget the apple was the first fruit of the world, according to Genesis, but it was no Cox's orange pippin.
Some of the best varieties can be difficult to grow, such as Cox's Orange Pippin which is prone to disease and doesn't do well in the cold.
A nice crisp Cox's Orange Pippin, Bramley or D'Arcy Spice is better than any shiny, waxy, bright green offering from far flung parts of the globe.