Tag: #bambinella

Before the season ends, Bambinella Jam

These beautiful unique fruits must be preserved for the winter this month before the season is over. If you do not live on the island, you probably have not come across Bambinella [Pyrus Communis] from the Rose family.  These mini bite-size crispy pears are sweet with a texture very similar to large Asian yellow pears.  Imagine the most beautiful rosy color blended into a mix of … Read More Before the season ends, Bambinella Jam

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Chickpeanut dip with freshly pressed olive oil

After years of living in the Middle East,  I like my hummus to be authentic.  I am seeing more dips being referred to as hummus, some even looking and tasting more of guacamole.   An injustice to the queen of dips. I combine chickpeas with peanuts for chickpeanut dip and serve it with fresh raw french beans and cucumber in a glass, bambinella fresh … Read More Chickpeanut dip with freshly pressed olive oil

Bambinella in a Pine Crust

What is Bambinella you may ask if you do not live here? It is a fruit native to the island in the height of the summer. You will need to come and visit to try 🙂 Bambinella [Pyrus Communis] from the Rose family are mini bite-size crispy pears. The flavor is sweet and the texture is very similar to the large Asian yellow pears. … Read More Bambinella in a Pine Crust