3 ways with Nashi Pears

By Dixie Elliott

3 ways with Nashi Pears
Sweet, flavoursome and dribble-down-your-chin juicy, the nashi pear makes for a splendid afternoon snack. But when added to vibrant salads and featured in desserts, the fruit takes on a whole new dimension.

Sweet, flavoursome and juicy, nashi pears are a great source of folate, antioxidants and Vitamin C and they’re in season right now. Here, we show you three ways to use this tasty fruit.

Produced in Australia for over 25 years the Nashi Pear is a unique fruit with a rich history and was common place on banquet tables of Emperors in ancient Japan.

With a seasonal period spanning across much of the year, from March till December, this fruit is an excellent source of folate, antioxidants and Vitamin C.

The perfect accompaniment on a cheese platter, scattered in a salad or dessert, juiced or as a sweetener in japanese-inspired marinades and dressings.

Here are three ways to use Nashi Pears at home:

Nashi Pear, Smoked Trout and Avocado Salad

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Nashi Pear Butterscotch Tart

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Nashi Pears Poached in Mulled Wine

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