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Cur de buf apple (today's sample record)

Language: French

Description: An ancient variety of cooking apple flushed blushed with dark red. This is a very ancient apple which may have been known since the 1200s. Thought to be the same apple as De Rouviau. It cooks to a lemon coloured pure. This is a late-season variety which is picked from mid to late-October in South-East England, is stored and is at its best from November to March.

Cur de buf apple
Coeur de Boeuf apples, with very many thanks to the extremely knowledgeable Andrew Tann of Crapes Fruit Farm, who found time to let me take this picture during his exhibition at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Apple Day

Pronounced: kur duh BURF
Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: France
Also known as: De Rouviau

See places: French food and cuisine

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