Tasting Notes: 10 Types of Pears
Our guide to the different varieties of tastes and textures.
Sampling ten types of pears here at the SAVEUR office, the differences in flavor and texture were surprisingly clear; each has its own personality: biting into the sweet, bright Green Anjou is a completely different experience from the almost overwhelmingly floral Starkrimson. Pears of all stripes are widely available in most food stores and markets across the country through fall and winter; here are ten of our favorites. See our tips for how to buy, store, and cook with pears »