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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- the development and servicing of the rue du Comice grounds,
(1) Abbe Fetel / Adams; (2) Decana du Comice / Adams; (3) Packham's Triumph / EMA; (4) Clapp's Favorite / EMA; (5) Santa Maria / Adams; (6) Rocha / Adams; (7) Packham's Triumph / Adams; (8) Conference / Adams.
14 Williams and Comice perhaps with the couples, we hear (5)
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).
There were small pockets of growth--"other pears" increased dollar sales 43.3 percent compared to the previous year, while Comice pears increased dollar sales 24.6 percent during this time.
A blushing yellow pear, the flesh is sweet and juicy, buttery and pale cream, sometimes compared to Comice or Seckel.
Somaini, La comice e il problema dei margini della rappresentazione, www.lettere.unimi.it/Spazio_Filosofico/leparole/duemila/ascorn.htm.
My preferred varieties are the red-green types such as Bartlett and Comice, though the classic Conference has its merits.
As combinacoes cultivar copa de pereiras europeias e porta-enxertos de marmeleiro utilizadas foram: 'Abbe Fetel'/'Adams', 'Decana du Comice'/'Adams', 'Clapp's Favourite '/'EMA', 'Rocha'/'Adams', 'Packham's Triumph'/'EMA' e 'Santa Maria'/'Adams'.
Pear 'Doyenne du Comice' - A popular pear variety with a juicy sweet flavour.