Asian pear, also known as Nashi pear or Chinese white pear, is quite different from pears commonly found in Europe. It has a smooth, pale yellow skin with some brown speckles. Its shape varies: some are like pears; others resemble apples.Round or Oval shape, yellow or yellow green, medium to large size fruit from 300-400 grams.
Guowang's Chinese Snow Pear sold well all over the country, and exported Japan , Malaysia , Singapore And other countries Hongkong , Macao Area, in exchange for a large amount of foreign exchange for the country, Chinese Snow Pear was named the Ministry of agriculture and fishery, "high-quality agricultural products", and was awarded the first prize in the 1985 National fruit fruit quality appraisal meeting.
Ming Li Shizhen "Compendium of Materia Medica" records: "snow pear sweet, slightly acidic cold", with "Qingxin Runfei, convenient, pain, eliminating disease section sticks burn, pain is not bad" and other functions. According to modern medical research, Sydney can Shengjinzhike, Xiaoshi appetizer, phlegm expelling wind, sober, solution Chuangdu etc.. Herbal snow pear and Fritillary bulb , honey or sugar made of paste Sydney, pear syrup has the obvious curative effect on acute and chronic bronchitis. Sydney is the hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver, Hypertension Fruit, auxiliary treatment of coronary heart disease. Therefore, snow pear is known as "China famous", "the best in all the land of pear".
Chinese Snow Pears have been cultivated for thousands of years in the main native countries of origin, China. With a slight resemblance to the European pear fruit, Chinese Snow Pears have slightly rough, textured skin; grainy white flesh which has a high water content. Due to this, they are most commonly served raw and peeled.Chinese Snow Pears are a good source of vitamin C for strengthening the immune system, vitamin K for supporting bone growth and dietary fibre to stimulate digestion. In fact, in traditional Chinese medicinal practices, Chinese Snow Pears are considered a cooling fruit and can be used for detoxifying purposes such as reducing symptoms associated with constipation.
Due to their high water content, Chinese Snow Pears are most commonly served raw and peeled into salad, juiced into beverages or mixed into marinades and sauces. When prepared correctly, Chinese Snow Pears can also be suitable for cooked applications such as baking, steaming, poaching, added to stir-fries or served with roasted meats.