The Royal Gala – a crisp, firm, bright red or red/orange patterned fruit with a yellow background. Small to medium sized with a thinner skin, this sweet, succulent apple is a cross between a Golden Delicious and Kidd’s Orange Red. Originating in New Zealand in the 1920s, it’s a favourite around the world.
TASTE: sweet & succulent
FLESH: firm, crisp
BEST FOR: snacking, salads, pies
Royal Galas pair well with bold, distinctive flavors such as fresh ginger, herbs, wine and cheeses.