History of Chinese Ya Pear
History & Description
The Ya pear is also called as the Chinese White Pear and is cultivated in northern China and it is widely grown there. The taste of this pear is crispy,sweet and fragrant. The Ya pear tree can raise up to 60 feet and may be 300 years old. Pear wood, as a hard wood, which can be used to make furniture. Compared with other Asian pears, Ya pears are cousins to the pears that are usually seen in supermarkets, but this fruit is similar to an apple and its many names reflect that characteristic. Other names that show this fruit are : Chinese pear, Japanese pear, Sand, Nashi, and apple pear. Asian pears are normally different from the European ones. Europearn pears are usually round, hard to touch when ripe, and are ready to eat after harvest. Asian pears reach prime quality when they ripen on the tree, like an apple and peach. These pears will be crisp, juicy, and a little bit sweet, especially close to the core.
Although pear is not well stated in scientific research, pears are often recommended by healthcare practitioners as a healty fruit that is less likely to produce an adverse response than other fruits. Particularly in the introduction of first fruits to new-burn babies, pears are one of the options as a safe way to start. Pears contains very rich source of vitamin C and copper. Both of these nutriention elements are antioxidants which help protect cells in the body from oxygen-related damage due to free radicals.
How to Choose and Store Ya Pear
Select the most fragrant fruit that is free of bruising and with little to no brown spots. Ripe Asian pears are hard and do not soften. They are able to be eaten when it is purchased. Ya pears are known for easy storage. Store pears for about 4 days at room temperature or up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
Tips for Eating Ya Pears
Ya pears can be enjoyed by eating fresh. To wash the skin under cool water and pat dry. They can be used for making salads, slaws, soups, and sandwiches. Enjoy Ya pears as you would with other pears and apples in cobblers and fruit crisps. To prevent color change when cut, dip in a mixture of water and lemon juice. Becausre pear skin offers some of fiber, it is better to not peel but to eat the entire. To cut the pear into pieces, you can use an apple corer, cutting from the fruit’s base to remove the core, and then cutting it into the desired sizes and shapes. Once cut, pears will oxidize quickly and become brownish . You can help to prevent this by using lemon or orange juice to the pear flesh.