Plump in the middle and tapered at the neck, the Hubbard squash is wrapped in a very hard, bumpy skin ranging anywhere from a dark bronze-green to pale bluish-green to a light golden or orange in color
Tampoi are large, orange colored and smooth skinned, round fruits. They have a very thick pithy rind that surrounds a white, segmented, seeded flesh, similar in appearance to mangosteen.
Red Anjou Pears
Inventory, 20 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 10/08/15
Red Anjou pears are available year round, except for a short time in late summer.
Red Anjou pears are a European pear variety, botanically known as Pyrus communis. They are the red relatives of Green Anjou pears, the only true difference being the color of the fruit’s skin. The ruby-colored pears are known as Red D’Anjou or Red Danjou, the name D’Anjou in French means “of” or “from” referring to the pear’s place of origin: Angers, France.
Red Anjou pears have a slight egg shape, rotund at the base with a neck that grows thinner towards the stem. The skin of a Red Anjou pear can be as dark as maroon, a rust-colored red or a lighter, crimson red with occasional striations. Red Anjou pears have a soft, juicy flesh with a mild flavor. The flavor peaks around 2 months after harvest.
Red Anjou pears are most often used for their color first, then for their taste and texture. They lend a hint of color to green salads and fruit baskets. Red Anjou pears are nicely suited to poaching in either red or white wine with a touch of cinnamon. Red Anjou pears ripen at room temperature, several days after purchase; refrigerate when ripe for just a few days. To store, keep un-ripened fruit refrigerated for up to two months.
Red Anjou pears were discovered as a “bud sport” growing on a green Anjou pear tree in Medford, Oregon in the 1950s and then again Parkdale, Oregon in the 1970s. Bud sports are naturally occurring mutations that typically go unnoticed on a tree, which was not the case for the Red Anjou pears. Red Anjou pears are predominantly grown in the US Pacific Northwest.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Mothers Ocean Beach||San Diego CA||619-221-8100|
|Urge American Gastropub||San Diego CA||858-673-8743|
|VIP||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Partake Gastropub||Vista CA||760-415-9595|
|Stone Brewing Commissary||Escondido CA||760-294-7866|
|Pacific Coast Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-794-4632|
|Cafe Stoked||San Marcos CA||760-212-0953|
|The Market by Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-237-1335|
|Secret Table||Solana Beach CA||858-356-4054|
Recipes that include Red Anjou Pears. One is easiest, three is harder.
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Fresh Pick Market
Near Burbank, Illinois, United States
About 229 days ago, 2/21/15
Spotter's comments : Red Anjou Pears spotted at Fresh Pick Market.
Specialty ProduceNear San Diego, California, United States
1929 Hancock Street, San Diego 92110
About 276 days ago, 1/06/15
Spotter's comments : Red Anjou Pears spotted at Specialty Produce. #specialtyproduce
Jeff's Jack & Jill Grocery Near Louisville, Nebraska, United States
About 310 days ago, 12/03/14
Granville Island Public Market
Granville Island Public MarketNear Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1661 Duranleau St, Vancouver
1 (604) 666-6477
About 335 days ago, 11/08/14
Spotter's comments : Red Anjou Pears spotted at Granville Island Public Market. Local from Sole Food Farms - $3.50 a pound!