2020年11月24日 2020年10月27日

Easy apple pie “Apple university kitchen”

Here is “Apple university kitchen” to introduce recipes to use apple. Today we offer “Easy apple pie“. It is quite easy recipe to put sliced apple on frozen pie sheet. Apple university kitchen 【Ingredients】(4 pieces) 1 apple 2 frozen pie sheets(150 mm and 235 mm) 40g granulated sugar 40g butter Dash cinnamon powders 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp water 【Instructions】 Preparation Preheat oven to 200 celsius (400 F) 1. Cut pie sheets into halves and put them on baking sheet with cooking paper. 2. Dice the butter into 7-8mm squares 3. Cut the apples into 4 equals and get rid of the core, then slice to a thickness of 2… Read More »

2020年3月30日

The comic version of “We are the apple specialists” vol.3 is now released.

The comic version of “We are the apple specialists”, vol. 3 which are published serially in Apple University is now released! The awaited vol.3 features “Nobuko Narumi, an apple wholesaler.” →Read the comic The comic version allows us to convey Nobuko Narumi’s passion to apples easier and to reach anyone with an accessible form. Please take a look. Apple University is a virtual university where you can learn many things about apples in a fun way. ⇒ Click here to go to the site.

2019年3月30日

“Apples and Music vol.3” by Horacio, a music writer

“Apples and Music” by Horacio, a music writer ~ All about apples ~ Horacio, a music writer, talks about apples enthusiastically, but in a relaxed manner. The long-awaited third volume is titled, “To Central Asia, gnawing at an apple” What comes to mind when you hear the word “apple” or see the fruit? Perhaps most of you would imagine an extensive apple orchard scene in Aomori or Nagano Prefecture. The close relationship between apples and these prefectures is almost common sense to most Japanese people. Conversely, many people would think of apples first when they hear the names of these prefectures. Read more…   【Horacio】 A music writer who loves Polish… Read More »

2019年2月7日

The comic version of “We are the apple specialists”, vol. 2 is now released.

The comic version of “We are the apple specialists”, vol. 2 which are published serially in Apple University is now released! Volume 2, the latter half, about Tsuneo Kitae, an apple trader, is now showing following the first volume. →Read the comic The comic version allows us to convey Kitae Tsuneo’s passion to apples easier and to reach anyone with an accessible form. Please take a look. Apple University is a virtual university where you can learn many things about apples in a fun way. ⇒ Click here to go to the site.

2018年11月10日

Vol. 4 of Warera Ringobito or “We are the apple specialists.” is now released.

  Vol.4 of “We are the apple specialists” is finally here. Having lived in the Tsugaru area and been involved in apples in various ways, they are the people to be handed down to the next generation. Here, their true stories are told. The fourth apple specialist is Prof. Huang Xiaochun, a professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hirosaki University There is a man who foresees the future of Aomori apples more than anyone else. Through destiny, this man crossed the sea to Hirosaki, a foreign land, and became fascinated by apples, eventually becoming essential to the apple industry. Being chosen by the apples, his mission has… Read More »

2018年10月5日

The awaited “We are the apple specialists” vol.3 features a woman.

  Vol.3 of “We are the apple specialists” is finally here. Having lived in the Tsugaru area and been involved in apples in various ways, they are the people to be handed down to the next generation. Here, their true stories are told. Vol. 3 of “We are the apple specialists” features Nobuko Narumi, a wholesaler of vegetables and fruit There is a woman who has gone through much supporting her family all by herself. For more than half a century, she has completely devoted herself to apples. She is dearly loved by the people around her, even after her stormy life. What is it about her charm that fascinates… Read More »

2018年7月31日

Apples produce their own waxy coating

Some may think that glossy, tacky apples are covered with artificial wax. This is wrong. It’s not artificial, but a natural wax that we call “Abura-agari” in Japanese.   What are the components of this tacky substance? The apple surface is naturally covered with a smooth and transparent wax film. As the fruit ripens, fatty acids such as linoleic acid and oleic acid are secreted from the epidermal cell. These acids dissolve the wax component, and thus the surface becomes tacky and glossy. It actually indicates the ripeness of the fruit.   Why do apples produce this natural wax? The natural wax plays an important role in protecting the apple’s… Read More »

2018年6月15日

Add a colorful touch to a lunch box ~ fancy apple cuttings ~

It’s common to put some fruit in a lunchbox. Here are some ideas for fancy apple cuttings to add color. Bunny, a standard   Checkers and Leaves     It’s not only for lunchboxes; it is also used as a floating decoration, as shown in the photo, in apple juice. It will create a graceful tea time.         Pattern variations are unlimited depending on your idea. Your kids will love them. A fun lunch time awaits you. Apple University is a virtual university where you can learn many things about apples in a fun way. ⇒ Click here to go to the site.

2018年5月26日

We have released the 2nd series of “We are the apple specialists”, the first volume, the comic version.

The 2nd series of “We are the apple specialists”, the first volume, the comic version, now serialized in APPLE UNIVERSITY, has been released. The noteworthy first volume of the second series is “Kitae Tsuneo, the apple transporter.” →Read the comic The comic version allows us to convey Kitae Tsuneo’s passion to apples easier and to reach anyone with an accessible form. Please take a look. Apple University is a virtual university where you can learn many things about apples in a fun way. ⇒ Click here to go to the site.