Inventory, 25 lbs : 2.25
This item was last sold on : 05/02/15
Forelle pears are available summer through the following winter and sometimes into spring.
The Forelle pear, of the European family, Pyrus communis,is a bi-colored variety whose name, when translated in the pear's native origins of Germany, means "trout".
Forelle pears are a petit, bell shaped pear with yellow skin that is dotted with crimson red freckles (known as lenticles) signaling the pears' maturity. Younger Forelle pears will be green while the red coloring is always present. Only ripe Forelle pears will possess qualities that highlight the pears best virtues. Ripe Forelle pears are fragrant, their flesh, crisp and firm yet juicy, with flavors bright and candy sweet.
The Forelle pear's size doesn't make it a choice fruit for large recipes such as pies, and their flavors are truly best showcased in fresh eating form. They are a perfect lunchbox snack, great as an accompaniment in winter salads and can easily be used as a fresh garnish for savory soups. Forelle pears are a great companion ingredient to aged cheeses such as gorgonzola, camembert, gouda, and manchego, pork belly, prosciutto, dried berries, figs and nuts such as hazelnuts and pistachios. The pear's sweetness is the perfect compliment to semi-sweet and bittersweet chocolate. Consider using the Forelle pear as a chocolate fondue item. Forelle pears should never be refrigerated as they will only ripen at room temperature.
The Forelle pear was a chance seedling first cultivated in Saxony, Germany in 1670. The Forelle pear is among only two dozen cultivars of European pears that are cultivated worldwide. The European pears require winter chilling to produce fruit. Without frost generally trees will not produce crops. The Forelle was introduced into America by German immigrants in the 1800's. It is grown in the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon and Washington. Forelle pears are picked when they are mature but not fully ripened. Fully ripened tree fruit will most likely drop from the tree, never making it to successful harvest.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Industry||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|Stake Chophouse & Bar||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Sorority Cuisine - Pibeta Phi||San Diego CA||619-778-0311|
|The Bristol Hotel||San Diego CA||215-296-1133|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Solterra Winery +Kitchen||Encinitas CA||760-230-2970|
|GiaVi Gourmet||San Diego CA||858-335-1523|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Chez Loma||Coronado CA||619-435-0661|
|Hanna's Gourmet||San Diego CA||858-603-5800|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Hilton San Diego Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-231-4040|
|Marriott Marina Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760-603-3700|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Zeetogroup||San Diego CA||619-955-8558|
|Partake Gastropub||Vista CA||760-415-9595|
|Commander Naval Air Force||San Diego CA||619-556-1011|
|Culinary Students||San Diego CA||619-296-3172|
|VIP||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center||National City CA||619-434-4281|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Stone Brewing Commissary||Escondido CA||760-294-7866|
|The Market by Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-237-1335|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|The Promiscuous Fork-Ingraham||San Diego CA||858-776-3246|
|Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
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Milk Pail Market
Near Redwood City, California, United States
About 65 days ago, 2/27/15
Safeway (Indian School and Litchfield) Near Goodyear, Arizona, United States
About 145 days ago, 12/09/14
Spotter's comments : I plan on buying all of them and then my Christmas shopping will be done.
Its Near Homestead, Florida, United States
About 385 days ago, 4/13/14
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About 386 days ago, 4/12/14
Rouses in mandeville Near Mandeville, Louisiana, United States
About 467 days ago, 1/21/14
Vince & Joe's Gourmet Market Near Charter Township of Clinton, Michigan, United States
About 622 days ago, 8/19/13
Spotter's comments : Forelle Pears spotted at Vince & Joe's Gourmet Market.