Blenheim Orange is a cultivar of apple. It was first found on the Blenheim Palace estate, at Woodstock near Oxford in in about 1740.
This apple has a greenish-yellow to orange skin streaked with red. It has a distinctive nutty flavour and is excellent for cooking. Blenheim Orange does not hold its shape, rather, it produces a fine puree as it cooks.
It is available from October and will store until about October
This Product has been nominated by Graysons Restaurants, who are key sponsors of the Ark of Taste within the UK.
They have sponsored the following Ark of Taste products:
Blenheim Orange Apple
Laxtons Supperior Apple
English Ewes Milk Cheese (Berkswell)
English Raw Milk Cheese (Stichelton)
Shetland Black Potato
Barry Nichols, the Executive Head Chef of Graysons is a proud member of the Chef Alliance