This mild flavored, almost spicy pear has skin a deep shade of green at harvest that becomes lighter, flecked with yellow when carefully ripened.
Storage Tip: Unripe pears can be stored in the fridge, where they will ripen, although much more slowly than at room temperature. To ripen your pears faster, put them in a bag with an apple or banana.
Did you know... Pears are a very healthy first fruit for babies because few babies are allergic to them.
Culinary Compatibility: Cranberries, ginger, raisins, dates, goats cheese, parmesan cheese.
Health Information: The skin of a pear is the most nutritious part because it contains lots of fibre. Pears contain pectin, which controls cholesterol. Pears are a good source of boron, which reduces osteoporosis. Pears are a very healthy first fruit for babies because few babies are allergic to them.