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This item was last sold on : 01/20/18
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Warren pears are a medium-sized pear with a bell shape and green skin when immature, developing to an earthy yellow-brown tone as it ages. Their outward appearance can be superficially scarred and capped with russeting due to its natural growing environment. Warren pears are semi-firm to the touch when ripe, and give off little to no aroma. The flesh of this pear is off-white in color and smooth in texture, without the typical grittiness found in more common pear varieties. Its flavor is sweet, floral and fresh, with vanilla and spice notes. When immature their flavor is milder and juicier, aging to a less juicy, more succulent texture.
Warren pears are available from late summer through mid-winter months.
Warren pears are botanically classified as Pyrus communis, and is the result of a cross between the American Giant Seckel pear and the European Comice pear; both are varieties of the European Pyrus communis. Although some mystery surrounds its origin, the Warren pear has been verified as an American pear variety.
Warren pears can be eaten both fresh or cooked. Slice and add fresh to salads or cheese boards, poach in wine or simple syrup and use for tarts, cakes or compotes. Complimentary flavors include strong and blue cheeses, bittersweet nuts like walnuts and pecans, fresh herbs like basil and thyme, salted and cured pork, chiles, anise, ginger, dried fruits like cherries, cranberries and figs, chocolate, quince, caramel and honey. Store Warren pears at room temperature for up to 5 days, refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
Thomas Oscar Warren is said to have discovered the Warren pear growing in an abandoned experimental orchard in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, circa 1976. The pear had been growing with uncommon and unlikely success in the heat of the Deep South, even surviving the fire blight that ravaged most pear crops in the United States and is to be blamed for the sheer lack of many American heirloom pear varieties. Some mystery surrounds the origin of the Warren pear, with some speculating that it was the Magness pear, which was developed in Maryland and grafted by Mississippi State University in their now abandoned experimental field not far from Hattiesburg.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Hyatt Islandia||San Diego CA||619-224-1234|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Trust Restaurant||San Diego CA||609-780-7572|
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|Rawvana||San Diego CA||619-341-2684|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Viewpoint Brewing Co.||Del Mar CA||858-205-9835|
|Searsucker Downtown||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|Wheat & Water||La Jolla CA||858-291-8690|
|Yoann Taboyan, Personal Chef||San Diego CA||347-277-1958|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Secret Table||Solana Beach CA||858-356-4054|
|San Diego Freedom Ranch||Campo CA||619-478-5696|
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|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||619-955-8495|
|Little Lion||San Diego CA||619-519-4079|
|Cesar RSF||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-771-1313|
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|Tribute Pizza||San Diego CA||858-220-0030|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
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|Victoria Mahdion||San Diego CA||619-987-3304|
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Recipes that include Warren Pears. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Seas' N' Lies||Lemon, Lavendar and Warren Pear Popsicle|
|morning berries||Pear and Raw Cocoa Green Smoothie|
|Discover Pears||Warren Pear Salad|
|Yummy Supper||Warren Pears Poached in Lillet|
|Zen Can Cook||Warren Pear-Almond Tart|
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Near San Diego, California, United States
About 180 days ago, 8/24/17
Spotter's comments : Warren Pears spotted at Specialty Produce. First of the season .