[NAFEX] Korean giant pear (various other names)
doudone at netusa1.net
Tue Oct 26 23:07:08 EDT 2004
when I discuss K Giant pears with my customers, I compare them to a good
watermelon - delicate, crisp texture (gritty Honeycrisp), very juicy,
with a delicate, sweet flavor - no suggestion of 'pear' flavor a'la
Bartlett - a favorite here...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Brandle" <sbrandle at css.tayloru.edu>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 9:53 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] Korean giant pear (various other names)
> I tried a Korean giant pear about one week ago. It was not what I
> expected. The texture and flavor (including a fair percentage grit
> cells) was much more like a european pear than the asian pears I am
> familiar with. It reminded me of the "ok, but not very exciting"
> european pears I grew up with in Africa (not costal -- up over a mile
> The question is: is that what I should expect from that pear? Is it
> possible that it wasn't properly ripe? (It didn't feel super hard, but
> it wasn't exactly soft, either.)
> In zone 5 and thinking "So this has to be our Indian summer" and "Will
> my male kiwi decide to do the right thing next spring so I can get some
> :-, <= A smiley face licking its lips in anticipation.
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> **YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
> All other messages are discarded.
> No exceptions.
> To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also can be
used to change other email options):
> File attachments are NOT stripped by this list
> TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
> Please do not send binary files.
> Use plain text ONLY in emails!
> Message archives are here:
> NAFEX web site: http://www.nafex.org/
More information about the nafex