Unripe pears can be stored in the fridge where they will ripen although much more slowly than at room temperature. To ripen your pears faster, put them in a bag with an apple or banana.
Did you know... Pears are a very healthy first fruit for babies because few babies are allergic to them.
Culinary Compatibility: Cranberries, ginger, raisins, dates, goats cheese, Parmesan cheese.
Health Information: The skin of a pear is the most nutritious part because it contains lots of fibre. Pears contain pectin which helps control cholesterol. Pears are a good source of boron, which reduces osteoporosis.