Varieties of Cactus Pears:
Otherwise known by the name of
prickly pears, cacti pears, tuna or cacti fib. Please
note that there is a separate page with interesting
information and facts all about
Prickly Pears, their
nutritional benefits and how to prepare and serve them.
Varieties of Conference Pears:
This is one of the British varieties of pears, please see the information above alongside the
Conference Pear Picture towards the top of this page.
Comice Pears: Also known by the full name Doyenne
du Comice. This is perhaps one of the best varieties
as it is simply delicious, creamy, sweet and melts in
your mouth. They are best raw so that the flavor can be
fully appreciated. It's a large fruit which has yellow
to green, thick, speckled skin with some russet patches.
This pear is excellent served with camerbert or brie.
Varieties of Forelle
Pears: This type makes a delicious accompaniment to
cheese as its flesh has a nice, crisp texture. It is
also lovely when cooked. This pear is golden with deep
red coloring on one side.
Varieties of Josephine de Malines
Pears: This pear originates from France, its French
history dating back to the 1800s. The fruit is of
average size with yellow green colored skin with patches
of russet and red tinting. The flesh contains a lot of
juice, it is white to pink in color. This variety keeps
well unlike some other kinds.
Varieties of Merton
Pride Pears: This pear has yellow skin with
speckles. It is very tasty indeed as it's one of the
sweetest and juciest.
Varieties of Onward Pears:
This pear has ribbed skin so many
people prefer to peel its skin away before eating the
fruit. The skin is a mixture of yellow, green, red
coloring with russet. Its a very nice flavored pear
which has white creamy flesh that is sweet, juicy and
soft. The shape of this fruit is fairly round.
Varieties of Packham's Triumph Pears:
This pear originates from
Australia, its Australian history dating back to the
late 1800s. Its skin is green and smooth with slight
russet patches. When the pear begins to mature and
ripen, the skin changes to a yellow color. This is a
sweet fruit which has delicious white, soft flesh.
Varieties of Passacrena Pears:
This varieties skin is yellow to
green with russet patches. The flesh is granular but it
is sweet flavored and juicy nonetheless.
Varieties of Red Williams Varieties of Pears: Once this
varieties skin has ripened it turns yellow with a tinge
of red, however, whilst it is still in the growing
process, it has green skin with a hint of red. This pear
has speckled skin. It is a sweet variety which is nice
Varieties of Rocha Pears: This fruit
is one of the varieties of pears from Portugal, it has green to yellow colored
skin with russet patches. The stem is surrounded by
brown markings. This is a sweet fruit, the flesh is firm
and white, and it keeps well.