This pear both looks and tastes beautiful. It has a naturally occurring russet, giving it a gorgeous golden appearance. Its juicy flesh is nothing short of heavenly. Bosc pears remain firm and keep their classic shape during cooking. They also go well with spices and sauces because of their full-bodied flavour.
TASTE: sweet yet spiced
FLESH: white, creamy, crisp
BEST FOR: snacking, baking, cooking
Quick Tip for Bosc:
- Bosc pears are juicy, even when still greenish in colour. When fully ripe, they have a rich yellow skin with cinnamon-coloured speckles.
- Place in brown paper bag at room temperature to ripen (placing an apple in the bag will speed up the process).
- Store in refrigerator unwashed for up to a week.
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