Pears come in a range of varieties, known for their different colour, textures and sizes. Pears are eaten fresh and used for cooking and pickling. Popular British varieties of pear include: Comice, Conference and Williams'. Pears can be eaten fresh, cut into fruit salads or with cheese.
Peckham's Triumph is a good pear for cooking and pickling.
Food and Flavour Pairing
Pears go well with:
- Dowell, P., Bailey, A. (1980) The Book of Ingredients, Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 0718119150.