Hosui Asian Pears
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This item was last sold on : 10/22/16
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Hosui Asian pears are the most common variety of Asian pears. They are round in shape with brown skin that has tiny white speckles. The Hosui Asian pear is sweet and juicy with a brandy aroma. It's very versatile and easy to use.
Hosui Asian pears are available from Penryn Orchards in the fall.
There are thousands of different known varieties of Asian pears, each varying slightly in shape and color. All Asian pears today are relatives of Pyrus ussuriensis (Ussuri pear) and Pyrus serotina (Japanese sand pear). The Asian pear is known by many names including Nashi, Japanese pear, sand pear and Chinese pear. Though of no relation to apples Asian pears are often referred to as apple pears because of their crisp and juicy apple like consistency.
Asian pears are low in calories with about 50 calories per medium sized pear. They are a good source of vitamin C with each pear containing 8% of your daily requirement and provide a fair amount of fiber, most of which is found in the skin. Fiber rich foods such as Asian pears have been show to help lower cholesterol levels and prevent colon cancer. In Chinese medicine Asian pears are considered a cooling fruit and are used for detoxification purposes and to treat coughs, laryngitis, ulcers and constipation. They are also used in Chinese medicine to help promote a healthy complexion, eliminate under eye circles and relieve retina pain.
The Hosui Asian pear has a firm, crisp texture making them a popular addition to salads. They are also a great to pair with any cheese. The sweet flavor and juiciness of the pear will add moisture to cakes, pies, muffins and quick breads. Try using them as a substitute wherever apples are called for.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Marriott Marina Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|Pantai Inn||La Jolla CA||858-224-7600|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|West Root||San Diego CA||619-276-6700|
|Great Maple||San Diego CA||619-255-2282|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Florent||San Diego CA||619-308-6500|
|Zeetogroup||San Diego CA||619-955-8558|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Spoutable||San Diego CA||619-743-7491|
|Little Lion||San Diego CA||619-519-4079|
|Shipping Order||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Mr A's Pastry||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Bottega Americano||San Diego CA||858-326-1588|
|Brigantine Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-481-1166|
|Hyatt Islandia||San Diego CA||619-224-1234|
|Wrench and Rodent||Oceanside CA||760-840-1976|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Salvatore's||San Diego CA||619-544-1865|
|Brigantine Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-4166|
|Fairmont Grand Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-314-1975|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Dolce at the Highlands||San Diego CA||858-847-2740|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Prepkitchen Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-7737|
|Addison Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-350-7600|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen 2||Vista CA||760-630-4311|
Recipes that include Hosui Asian Pears. One is easiest, three is harder.
|The Kitchn||Asian Pear Sparkler|
|COOKPAD||Cucumber and nashi (Asian pear) marinated salad|
|COOKPAD||Simple and Refreshing Seasonal Asian Pear and Cucumber Salad|
|Vegetarian Times||Asian Pear Salad with Gorgonzola and Toasted Pistachios|