An Apple That Tastes Like a Grape: The Politics of Food
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
Pick a combination of apple varieties for a balance of acid, sugar, and tannin in your pie. But remember that apples must be ripe for full flavor. If the seeds are darkening, the apple is mature.
The Cider That Comes from Beyond the Grave
Malus Immortalis, a limited-edition cider, is made of apples foraged from an iconic Brooklyn cemetery.
Toffee Apples (Basi Pingguo)
Chunks of apple dipped in batter, deep-fried, and tossed in hot caramel. Oh, and then plunged into an ice bath. The result? A molten apple interior, an icy candy exterior, and a brand new way to fall in love with Chinese cuisine.
Baked Apples with Mincemeat
Because apples were meant for stuffing and baking.
How to Make Apple Pie Sorbet and Eat All of Your Dessert at Once
There's a chill on the horizon, but we're choosing to embrace it by diving face-first into sorbet. Specifically, apple pie sorbet—a double-whammy of dessert pleasure.
These New Yorkers Want to Make Eau De Vie Cool
Using only local ingredients, the tiny Neversink Spirits produces apple brandy (both aged and unaged), gin, bourbon, and pear eau de vie.
Natalie B. Compton
I Went to the Fatherland of All Modern Apples
Nikolai Vavilov, a Soviet-era botanist concluded that the domestic apple had evolved from a species of wild apple endemic to Southern Kazakhstan. Naturally, we followed in his footsteps to the Tien Shan Mountain range in search of wild apple forests.
Apple Pie Sorbet
Creamy and smooth, this apple-flavored sorbet tastes just like cold apple pie.
Here's How to Make That Amazing Hard Apple Cider from 'VICE WORLD OF SPORTS'
It’ll make your kitchen smell amazing. But look out: When something this tasty is made with everclear, you’ve gotta watch yourself before you get hit like a hockey puck.
Why Apple Bobbing Is Actually a Female Fertility Ritual
Apple-bobbing is more than just a watery Halloween game. Throughout history, it has been the dominion of witches, sex, love, and women—an act of enchantment rather than simple pomaceous fondling.
Michigan Hard Apple Cider
This is one hell of a liquid blanket right here. Also really good served cold.
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