Monday, 24 January 2011

Blue Cheese with Pears, Walnuts and Honey

Is it a starter? Is it dessert? Is it a meal in its own right? I ate this at my lovely friend Sandra's house. One of those recipes that relies on fabulous ingredients treated with respect and love. We had it for dessert and cheese course rolled into one, no need for crackers or bread - the soft cheese smeared on the pears and dragged through the sweet honey was that was needed. Absolutely divine.

Blue Cheese with Pears, Walnuts and Honey
250g of good blue cheese (I used Gorgonzola) 
4 ripe pears
100g walnuts
4 tbsp orange blossom honey (or other aromatic variety)

Take a large platter. In the centre, place a hunk of beautiful pungent blue cheese.
Slice the drippingly ripe pears and lay around the cheese.
Scatter the walnuts are scattered over with abandon before drizzling with aromatic orange blossom honeyto give a luscious golden glow to the whole platter.


  1. Pears and blue cheese just go so amazingly well, don't they?

  2. can't go wrong with this combination!