(December, January, February)
Whilst Winter brings the chills, the time for dinner parties and socialising arrives. A perfect, sophisticated and succulent complement for any dinner party is the nations favourite, the pear.
Our pears are grown on our 20 hectares Orchard at The Waitrose Farm on Leckford Estate. The Orchard is lovingly looked after by one partner who maintains the ground and preserves each pear until they are ready for harvesting. The pear grows in The Orchard, in three types. The Estate has rows of pear trees ready to be harvested and taken to Leckford farm shop and Waitrose stores to be enjoyed.
Pears can make a delicious and succulent dessert or a sophisticated dinner party starter. They are a very versatile, yet innovative choice of ingredient. Why not try making Hot Chicken and Pear Salad with Perry Dressing. It is perfect for a light lunch or a big dinner party starter.
We proudly stock our farm shop and the Waitrose shelves high with Leckford Pears, but there are also many other fresh seasonal produce available during the Winter months including:
- Spring Green Cabbage
- Savoy Cabbage
- White Cabbage
- Brussel Sprouts