Forelle Pear

Pyrus communis

The Forelle pear is a cultivar of the European pear, Pyrus communis.

Characteristics  Small to medium sized and bell-shaped snacking pear with golden yellow skin and freckles (lenticels) that turn bright red during ripening. They are a little larger than Seckel pears.

Flavour: Sweet and fragrant, with a crisp and firm texture.

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Culinary use

Great for snacking and lunch boxes, paired with cheese, prosciutto, dried fruits and nuts, figs, dark chocolate and as accompaniment to salads.

Availability: summer through to the following winter.

Author: Liz

I love everything food: eating, cooking, baking and travelling. I also love photography and nature.

2 thoughts

  1. I don’t think I have ever seen this pear variety. They look beautiful and scrumptious, love the freckles! This would be a huge hit at carpet picnic night, we all LOVE pears!

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