Rome Beauty apple


This large apple has a deep red skin with some yellow speckling and a firm, mildly sweet flesh. It's the fruit of choice for whole baked apples. See also apple.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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