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Bosc pears are a large variety with a long curved stem and an elongated neck that gradually ends in a rounded bottom; a “true pear” shape. Bosc pears have a golden russet-colored skin. The creamy, off-white flesh is tender yet crisp with an intense honeyed aroma. Bosc pears have a pleasantly sweet flavor with hints of fall spices. The flesh of a Bosc pear may be dense, but it is also quite juicy. To check for ripeness, press the base of the stem to see if the flesh gives a bit. Bosc pears will ‘give’ slightly less than other pear varieties. Occasional wrinkling can be found at the base of the stem when Bosc pears are ripe. These European pears are typically achieved full flavor and juiciness earlier in the ripening process than most other pears and can be enjoyed before the flesh softens.
Bosc pears are available in the fall through the early spring.
Bosc pears are a winter variety of Pyrus communis, commonly known as the European pear. For centuries artists have chosen Bosc pears for their paintings and drawings because of their true pear shape and unique warm, russet skin. Bosc pears are known throughout Europe by many different names, those names carried with them around the world. The shapely pears are known as Beurré Bosc for their ‘buttery’ flavor and Calabasse Bosc for its gourd-like shape, they are also called Kaiser Alexander in some countries.
Bosc pears can be enjoyed fresh, baked or even dried. When eaten fresh, they are best at room temperature. A common misconception is that Bosc pears must be peeled or cooked before being consumed, which is neither true nor necessary. Bosc pears stand up to cooking and retain their shape, making them ideal for tarts, pies and poaching. Grill halved Bosc pears and top with gorgonzola cheese and chopped walnuts. The flavor of Bosc pears isn’t overwhelmed by strong spices or other flavors. Add sliced Bosc pears to salads or cheese boards, or pair with roasted meats like chicken or pork. As with other pear varieties, ripen Bosc pears at room temperature and refrigerate up to a week.
The origin of Bosc pears is not truly known, confusion exists over whether they are native to France or Belgium. It is believed that the Bosc pear was raised from a seed in 1807 Belgium by M. Bosc, the Director of the Paris Botanical Garden. He named the pear Buerré Blanc, for its buttery texture and after himself. During the early 1800s in Europe, fruit was named for one of its characteristics (flavor, appearance) and its place of origin or the name of the person who discovered the fruit. Bosc pears are also known in some parts of Europe as Beurré d'Appremont, named for a French town. Bosc pears were first planted in the United States in the early 1830s and were first harvested in 1836. Originally planted in the Eastern part of the country, they now thrive in Oregon and Washington State in the Pacific Northwest United States.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|The Flavor Chef||Vista CA||619-295-3172|
|The Bier Garden||Encinitas CA||760-632-2437|
|Stout Public House||San Diego CA||619-702-7933|
|Venissimo Cheese North Park||San Diego CA||619-376-1834|
|Coast Industrial||San Diego CA||619-479-7878|
|Authentic Flavors Catering||San Diego CA||858-404-0606|
|Venissimo Cheese Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-719-5359|
|Superfood Coffee||Carlsbad CA||760-409-0979|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Coastal Crave||San Diego CA||858-566-6077|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Hash House A Go Go||San Diego CA||619-298-4646|
|Venissimo Cheese Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-491-0708|
|Snake Oil Cocktail Company LLC||San Diego CA||858-754-9173|
|The Tavern||Coronado CA||602-628-5890|
|Village Vino||San Diego CA||619-546-8466|
|Bistro West||Carlsbad CA||760-431-9195|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|Trattoria I Trulli||Encinitas CA||760-943-6800|
|Alexander's on 30th||San Diego CA||619-281-2539|
|The Curious Fork||Solana Beach CA||650-468-6195|
|Petite Madeline Bakery||Oceanside CA||760-231-7300|
|Bottega Italiana-Coronado||Coronado CA||619-522-9053|
|Barbusa||San Diego CA||619-297-6333|
|Moto Deli Sandwich Co||San Diego CA||858-371-2595|
|Kensington Cafe||San Diego CA||619-640-0494|
|Tavern at the Beach||San Diego CA||858-272-6066|
|Chez Loma||Coronado CA||619-435-0661|
|Glenbrook Health Center||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1000|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Half Door Brewing||San Diego CA||619-232-9845|
|Blue Ribbon Encinitas||Encinitas CA||760-634-7671|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Hilton Garden Inn||San Diego CA||858-720-9500|
|Firefly Beach||San Diego CA||619-222-6440|
|Rustic Root||San Diego CA||619-702-5595|
|The Spot||San Diego CA||858-459-0800|
|Milton's Delicatessen, Grill & Bakery||Del Mar CA||858-792-2225|
|Secret Table||Solana Beach CA||858-356-4054|
|Sonima Wellness||Encinitas CA||760-230-2560|
|Rancho Valencia Spa||Del Mar CA||858-759-6490|
|Salvatore's||San Diego CA||619-544-1865|
|Venissimo Cheese Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-847-9616|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|The Craftsman New American Tavern||Encinitas CA||760-415-2380|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
Recipes that include Bosc Pears. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Bizzy Lizzy's Good Things||Vanilla Poached Pears with Simple Salted Butter Caramel Sauce|
|A Healthy Life For Me||Gluten Free Pear Upside Down Cake|
|Cooking With Crystal||Bosc Pear Salad with Sweet Balsamic|
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