Mildly sweet and texturally unique, pears are in season and ready to shine.
Sweetness can be a deciding factor especially when you’re adding pears to your dish, but did you know different varieties can vary widely in texture and sweetness? Here’s a quick rundown:
Red AnjouThese rusty red beauties are mildly sweet and slightly juicy, perfect for table decorations and eating raw.
BartlettGreen and brown speckled, Bartlett pears are the juiciest but tend to lose their shape when cooked.
BoscCrisp and firm with a slightly grainy bite, these pears are aromatic and hold their texture well in recipes.
Did you know?
Pears are rich in:
- Vitamin K