Pears are a real deposit of vitamins and mineral salts beneficial to the body, specifically the immune system. For this reason they are considered true symbols of immortality, but also because the trees they grow in have a lifetime of over 100 years.
These soft and sweet fruits are part of the Rosaceae family and there are over 3,000 varieties of pears (Cure, Bergamot, Esperen, Wiliams, Napoleon, etc.), divided into two main categories: Asian pears and European pears.
Besides water, cellulose, fats and chlorophyll, these fruits also contain other important health components, such as mineral salts, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamins A, B, C, K. Due to their content, pears are indicated by to doctors in treating various diseases such as kidney, cardiovascular disease, but also in the prevention of influenza, respiratory viruses, and immune deficiencies. At the same time, the pearls help hydration and cleansing of the lungs, combat the effects of stress, are indicated in the treatment of gout, arthritis and rheumatism, remove fatigue and overwork, stimulate red blood cell formation, combat anemia and constipation, help the thyroid gland to function, , have an invigorating effect, hurry acne healing.
Regular pear consumption also helps to fight colon cancer.
It is recommended to consume the pears as they are, fresh, with the peels, because most of the vitamins and nutrients are concentrated in the peels. Research has shown that processing techniques do not significantly alter the nutritional qualities of these fruits.
Tatin pear tart
Ingredients: 1/2 half packet dough, 50 g butter, 100 g brown sugar, 3-4 pears.
Preparation: Put a mixture of butter and brown sugar in a casting pan, peel the pears into thin slices, then put the pan into the oven and then remove the pan and arrange the pear slices. On the working surface sprinkled with flour, spread the dough dough. We’re trying to make it bigger than the diameter of the cast iron. Put the dough over the pears and put the tray in the oven, where we keep it for about 20-25 minutes. Turn the Tatin tart pear on the plate. Powder with powdered sugar.
Pancakes with caramelized pears
Ingredients: 8 pancakes, 50 g sugar, 4 ripe pears, peeled and peeled, 30 g brown sugar, cream.
Preparation: First of all, we make the pancakes according to the traditional recipe, then weigh the butter in a pan and put the sliced pears. Fry them for 2-3 minutes until they start to roam, turn the pears and sprinkle sugar over them. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the sugar melts and the juice in the pan becomes sticky. We divide the pears between the 8 pancakes, placing them in a quarter of each pancake. We put them on and put 2 pancakes on a plate. We pour over the juice from the pan and then put the cream. Caramelized pears pancakes are served immediately with cream.