Definition of biffin in English:
An English cooking apple of a dark red variety.
- Many fruits can only be eaten in season, but apples were dried for keeping and eating out of season. The Norfolk Biffin apple was especially good for this.
- The garden volunteers have chosen to grow a traditional Norfolk Biffin apple, a cooking variety which used to be cooked slowly in the oven, pressed down and cooked again.
- Biffins were enjoyed after being slow-baked between layers of straw before being pressed flatter, baked for a second time and sprinkled with sugar.
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