Ya pear

Ya pear

  • +Description

    The ya Pear is native to China. They are juicy pears with white flesh. The ya Pear has a thin yellow skin and has the same shape as the ordinary pear. The pear is crunchy and has a sweet pear-, ananas-, honey-like taste.

  • +Availability

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    Ya pears are available from China.

  • +Main nutrients

    Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Vitamin A, B1, B2, C and E.

Main varieties

  • Ya pears

    Ya pears

    Ya Pears are low in calories and rich in minerals and antioxidants. The pear is crunchy and has a sweet pear-, ananas-, honey-like taste.

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Preparation

Preparation

Wash the ya pear and slice it in pieces. Remove the stem and seeds, and it is ready to be consumed.

Consumption

Ya pear is commonly eaten out-of-hand or added cold in dishes. It is not recommended to warm up ya pears, or to prepare it in a warm dish. The fruit consists of lots of water which, after heating, will vaporize most of the fruit. The peel is edible, but the seeds are commonly not eaten.

When to eat

Unripe ya Pears can be ripened at room temperature. Keep ripe ya Pears refrigerated and consume within a few days.

Did you know?

  • Ya Pear is also known as Tientsin Pear.
  • Pears cause the fewest allergic reactions of all fruits.
  • Pears ripen from the inside out so, unlike most fruits, they improve in flavor and texture after picking. (Put them in a paper bag to speed ripening.)