Asian pear

/AY-jhun pehr/
[English] plural Asian pears

There are many varieties of the Asian pear or Nashi. Essentially it is round, resembling a large yellow to russet apple, with a crunchy, grainy refreshing texture and juicy, apple-like flavour. Best eaten slightly chilled. Good in fruit salads.

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