Food

Guide to Apple Varieties: How to Pick Apples and Apple Recipe Ideas

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 5, 2021 • 5 min read

Perhaps no other fruit carries as much cultural significance as the apple. It stands for knowledge above all, whether in a biblical garden, atop the head of a scientific luminary, as a colloquial synonym for iOS, or in the form of a phone number clutched in a young Matt Damon’s hand. It’s also one of the most versatile and ubiquitous fruits used in cooking. Apples: How do you like them?