Perfect Pears 101
What is a pear? According to Wikipedia, the pear is native to coastal and mildly temperate regions of the Old World, from western Europe and north Africa east right across Asia. It is a medium-sized tree, reaching 10–17 m tall, often with a tall, narrow crown; a few species are shrubby.
Pears are one of the most underrated items in the fruit world. Not only are they incredibly healthy for you, but they can be used in many delicious recipes. There are many different kinds of pears, so being able to decipher each type is very important when using them in your dishes.