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Nashi pears are often mistakenly called a pear or an apple but it is an Asian variety of pear. Nashi pear skin is slightly rough and can be greenish to yellow. Nashi pears are sweet and crisp
They can be bought all year round but their season is actually from May to August.
Aside from its edible flesh, Nashi pears also contain a lot of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. They are high in potassium and contain natural sugar. Prime growers of Nashi pears are usually from Goulburn Valley.
When buying Nashi pears from Your Local Green Grocer look for ones that are smooth and round in shape.