How to eat a Rocha Pear
Do not confunse quality with size because they are two very distinct characteristics. The Rocha Pear is a small fruit. If you like crispy fruit, you should buy small fruits. The larger pears are usually more juicy..
Rocha Pear can be eaten the most different ways:
Crispy or juicy: when is greener Rocha is crunchy and can be eaten by hand. When it is more mature, acquires a more yellow tone becoming more sweet, soft and juicy. Usually young people prefer the crispy pears, and adults prefer juicy fruits;
This portuguese pear can be eaten with or without skin. Once washed, the Rocha Pear with skin is a very dietetic food;
By hand or with knife and fork;
Some consumers prefer a Rocha Pear at room temperature, others prefer to consume it out from the refrigerator;
In salads, sandwiches, cakes, pastries, desserts and yogurts, as an accompaniment to many dishes (especially hunting) or as a piece of fruit.
How to store a Rocha Pear
If you want to consume immediately, you should put the pear in the fruit bowl;
If you don't wish to eat immediately, you must save it in the fridge on the bottom shelf, in the drawer of fruits and vegetables;
If you wish to keep it for a long period (over 10 days) must not mixed pears with other fruits as bananas or kiwis, which accelerate the maturation of other fruits.
SHAPE: Variable being the predominant shapes round ovate, round piriformis, ovate and oblong piriformis
PEDUNCLE: Average, between 28:33mm
CAREPA: Whatever the shape of Rocha Pear, russeting is always present, varying in percentage and concentration as the year weather conditions
EPIDERMIS COLOR: Yellow and green, sometimes presents a pinkish stain on the side exposed to the sun
MEDIUM SIZE: 60/65mm, having an average weight of 130g
PULP: With white color, soft, granulose, sweet and juicy. With plenty of juice and slightly sharp scent
CONSERVATION: Has an excellent conservation power