Comice


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Co·mice

 (kō-mēs′, kə-)
n.
A cultivated variety of pear having juicy, fine-textured flesh and greenish-yellow skin with a russet-red blush.

[From French (Doyenne du) Comice, (Dean of the) Show, from comice (agricole), (agricultural) show, from Old French, convention, from Latin comitia; see comitia.]
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Midnight pears Ingredients (serves six) 6 pears, preferably Comice or Williams Filling 100g Medjool dates, chopped finely 100g dried soft figs, chopped finely 50g soft dried apricots, chopped finely 2 tablespoons of creme de cassis Poaching liquid 1 bottle of nice merlot or cabernet Water 1 bay leaf 2 strips of orange peel 2 star anise 2 cloves 2 cracked cardamom pods 150g dark brown sugar 200ml creme de cassis Method | | Using a small sharp knife, mark a collar in the skin around the top of each pear, then peel away the skin from the collar to the base.
MIDNIGHT PEARS Ingredients 6 pears, preferably Comice or Williams For the filling: 100g Medjool dates, chopped finely 100g dried soft figs, chopped finely 50g soft dried apricots, chopped finely 2 tablespoons of creme de cassis Poaching Liquid 1 bottle of nice Merlot or Cabernet Water 1 bay leaf 2 strips of orange peel 2 star anise 2 cloves 2 cracked cardamom pods 150g dark brown sugar 200ml creme de cassis What you do Using a small sharp knife, mark a collar in the skin around the top of each pear, then peel away the skin from the collar to the base.
March French Regional Dinner: Beaujolais will feature classic country dishes from Beaujolais; menu: Pt Maison (terrine of pork with pistachios), Salade Lyonnaise (frise, warm bacon vinaigrette and a poached farm egg), Morue Noire aux Champignons Sauvages (black cod with wild mushrooms, shallots and thyme) or Poulet au Beaujolais (chicken braised with beaujolais, bacon, mushrooms and onions) and Piquenchgne (rustic comice pear tart with crme fra"che).
3 percent compared to the previous year, while Comice pears increased dollar sales 24.
A blushing yellow pear, the flesh is sweet and juicy, buttery and pale cream, sometimes compared to Comice or Seckel.
My preferred varieties are the red-green types such as Bartlett and Comice, though the classic Conference has its merits.
Anjou, Red Anjou, Bose, Comice, Concorde, Forelle and Seckel will be picked from late August through mid-October.
Top TIPS: pears are at their best right now and none are better than the english Comice.
From Comice to Concorde, and Seckel to Tosca, there's a host of pear varieties beyond Bartlett and Bosc that consumers would undoubtedly find equally delicious if invited to bite.
Outcome from the COMICE trial: results adapted MRI No MRI Time to surgery (days) 14 13 BCT(%) 92 95 Mastectomy (%) 7 1 (patient choice) Re-excision (%) 10 11 Completion mastectomy (%) 6 8 Pathologically avoidable mastectomy (%) 2 < 1
At breakfast, guests can choose between Treberva's Doyenne du Comice pear juice or Red Windsor apple juice.
The pear variety Doyenne du Comice is sweet, large and juicy.