100 Vegetables (and Fruits): #81. Pears

Pears are as ubiquitous in Autumn and Winter as stone fruits are in Summer. They are my afternoon snack in these months, and my preference is the brown beurre bosc. The yellow pears of my childhood are no longer the same – mushy when ripe instead of gorgeously juicy with a touch of crispness. I do miss them. But there is now a wide variety of pears from which to choose – red, green, yellow, and brown. Nachi, William Bartlett, Packam, Corella, Anjou, Asian and more.

You can browse all of ourĀ Pear recipes. And check out our 100 Vegetable Series.

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100 Vegetables (and Fruits): #77. Pawpaw

I adore pawpaw in the tropics – pawpaw for breakfast is divine. But here, we don’t indulge so much.

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Pawpaw Salsa

Enjoy this very simple but delicious summery salsa with the tropical flavours of pawpaw, ginger and a touch of chilli.

Enjoy this very simple but delicious summery salsa with the tropical flavours of pawpaw, ginger and a touch of chilli.

Are you looking for similar recipes? Try Green Guava Salsa, Roasted Sweetcorn and Avocado Salsa, and Pomegranate Salsa. You might also like to try Salsa Verde.

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SPRING – Quick Spring Salads | Seasonal Cooking

In Spring we begin to long for lighter food.

Spring is definitely in the air even though the weather is still catching up. But suddenly we want lighter foods, more salads, crisp, green and gorgeous. Try the following quick Spring Delights.

You can also find dozens of salads to try here. Or if you are after Spring dishes, explore our Early Spring, Mid Spring, and Late Spring recipes.

Spring brings to us such fresh ingredients after the cold of winter. They can be dressed simply and enjoyed during this period where the gentle warmth of Spring means gentle flavours, and bright, young vegetables that can be eaten raw or quickly sauteed or steamed.

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