Bosc Pears

Sometimes called the Kaiser Alexander, the Bosc pear is a variety of winter pear most commonly grown in California, Washington, and Oregon. Known as the “aristocrat of pears,” the Bosc pear has dense, crisp flesh, a long, tapered neck and smooth, cinnamon-brown skin. It has an intriguingly honey-sweet yet spicy flavor. The Bosc pear’s firm flesh holds its shape well during cooking, making it ideal for baking, broiling or poaching. Its sweet, mild flavor is also delicious fresh, eaten out of hand or mixed into fruit or leafy green salads. Purchase Bosc pears fresh from Augus..

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