DongGuo pears, commonly known as "XiYuan pears", are produced in the suburbs of Lanzhou, Gaolan, Jingyuan and Hexi regions, the pears in Huazhaizi and Xiyuan in the Qilihe District of Lanzhou are the best and have a century-old cultivated history. It is one of the famous Longyuan "Eight Pears". Because of the special soil and water quality of Shuimogou in Qilihe District, Lanzhou, the DongGuo pears taste delicate, juicy and thin in skin, crisp and sweet, unique to the country. DongGuo pears are harvested in September and can be stored in June of the following year, with unchanged taste. It can clean the lungs sputum, relieve a cough, and dispel cold. After boiling, it's very good for the elderly asthma, tracheitis, is well-known in the fruit.
Icing sugar and DongGuo pears boil together, taste sweet and sweet, mildly to dispel cold, the food therapeutic effect doubled. Every winter, Lanzhou household storage DongGuo pears custom has been practiced for thousands of years. Hot DongGuo is also the best food in winter.