The Asian pear is known by many names including Nashi, Japanese pear, sand pear and Chinese pear. Though of no relation to apples Asian pears are often referred to as apple pears because of their crisp and juicy apple like consistency. Nutritional Value
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Even though the Asian pear looks like a cross between an apple and a pear, the resemblance is only skin deep. There are also several other differences between Asian pears and the more common European pear. similar to apples and peaches and are more crisp and tart then other pears. European pears are usually harvested in a green stage and