Korean pears (Bae, 배) started appearing in my local grocery store about half a year ago, and after eyeballing the unusual looking fruit for a while, I finally decided to get one.
Korean pears are rather big and round, and some might say they resemble apples more than pears. The skin is golden to light brown and thin, without the bitterness that pear skin sometimes has, and the white flesh is crispy, juicy and very sweet.
In Korea you eat the pear raw for dessert, or you use it in marinades or kimchi, but I decided to use my Korean pear in a light salad with chèvre. It turned out really well, so I thought I would share the recipe with you: