While the apple is native to Central Asia, there are over 10,000 varieties of apples available around the world today. In Greek mythology, the apple was offered as a gift between lovers just as a bouquet of flowers is offered today. Dionysos, Greek god of vines and excess, created it as a gift to his mistress Aphrodite.
Traditionally, apples are seen as a classic snack but try thinking outside the box and adding them to your appetizer, salad or dessert.
They're great for baking. Don't believe us? Try this delicious apple coconut energy bar!
Can be preserved in a cool, dry cupboard protected from light and humidity for up to 12 months.
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Etymologically, the term "ointment" comes from the word "apple". This is because apples were used in the manufacturing process of many ointment products due to their numerous therapeutic properties.