1. Pear blossoms

    Pear blossoms

  2. Sweet&Savoury Red Wine Pears in a Ham and Puff Pastry Crust

    Sweet&Savoury Red Wine Pears in a Ham and Puff Pastry Crust

    It’s up to you: will you serve them as a dessert, or as an appetizer?
  3. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Sweet&Savoury Red Wine Pears in a Ham+Puff Pastry Crust

    A title a little long to present this recipe that I don't know yet whether to classify as starters or desserts. In any case, here it is: Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 1 h Ready rolled puff pastry: 320 g (about 1 standard-sized roll) Ham, thinly-sliced: 100 g Dolcetto...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Pear, Verjuice and Saffron Butter

    This is one of those strange ones I came across 4 or 5 years ago now. The use of the term butter for the preservation of fruit. I believe it's an American term rather than a British one and refers to a pureed version of the fruit that is traditionally then cooked down into a thicker pureé in an...
  5. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pears and Gorgonzola risotto

    In Italy we have a famous way of saying that more or less goes like this: don’t tell the farmer how good pears and cheese are together – otherwise, he may keep them all for himself! This recipe originated in the Lombardia region, in the North of Italy, but it's now well known throughout the...
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    Recipe Barlett Pear, Plum Purse Crepes ..

    One of my lovely and beautiful daughter in laws, owns a tiny Crepe Café & Bar on the north Eastern coast of Empordà, the Costa Brava, in Cadaquès, Gerona .. This tiny jewel of a récipe for Sunday brunch hits the spot .. and is quite healthy too .. The Filling: 3 large just to the point of...
  7. Kake Lover

    Recipe Rhubarb, pear and ginger oat crumble.

    This is my favourite way of preparing rhubarb and my mouth is watering as I think about how I make it. Ingredients Filling 2 sticks of rhubarb, washed and chopped into bitesized pieces 2 small or 1 large pear, peeled and chopped Half an inch of ginger root, peeled and grated Sugar to taste...
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    Positive health effects of Pears

    Thought i would share some knowledge about Pears that I read up on recently. Apparently, they have more health benefits than apples. They are a great source of vitamin B2, C, and E. They also contain a lot of what's called Pectin, a water soluble fiber. This can be found in apples as well, but...
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