Sweet and Juicy, their skin turns from green to yellow when ripe. Eat them raw when the skin is yellow or use them for cooking when the skin is still firm and green. Also known as Williams Bon Chrétien or Barlett pears, their green skin turns pale green when ripe.
Health Benefits - Rich in fiber, vitamin C, potassium and copper.
Flavour - Crunchy, tarty and slighty bitter sometimes. Enjoy them fresh when they are ripe and juicy, or use them for cooking when they are on the firmer side.
Available February - May
For optimum keeping, ripen William Pears at room temperature away from sunlight to bring out their sweetness and juicy flavour.
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