are cultivated in New Zealand and have a fuzzy brown skin with a
surprisingly green interior. With a flavor similar to
strawberries and the tartness of pineapple, they are perfect for
a variety of uses. Firm fruits are easiest to slice. You may want to use fresh
pears in this salad in the summer. There are over 5,000
varieties, so you will have a great selection to choose from.
Superior pears are grown in France, California, Oregon and
Washington. Pears are actually better if they are picked when
unripe and left to ripen in your kitchen or produce section of
your local grocery store. Canned pears are soft and juicy.
1 (16-ounce) can sliced pears in natural juices,
Pour the whole can of pears into a medium glass serving
and slice the apple and stir into the pears.
2. Stir each of the
following fruits into the pears as they are
Hull and slice strawberries. Peel and cube the
Cut the kiwifruit in half and scoop out the green
with a dessert spoon, slice. Peel and slice the banana.
until serving time.
Makes 6 servings