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Pears, pears, pears... what to do with them, please?

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lovecat Thu 04-Sep-08 16:56:04

Have already made crumble with the ton of plums in my weekly fruitbox, which leaves me with a shedload of fast-softening pears to deal with. DH eats them raw but only rarely, I don't at all <vom> so any non-crumble recipes would be greatly appreciated!

Ta v. much

rosmerta Thu 04-Sep-08 23:16:34

Can't think of anything other than crumble I'm afraid! How about having a search on the BBC recipe website. I find that useful (well, sometimes!)

MakemineaGandT Fri 05-Sep-08 10:35:14

They are lovely poached in a sugar syrup with a few cardamom pods and pinch of saffron strands - cooled and kept in fridge they last quite a while

(Sarah Raven recipe btw - her Garden Cookbook)

BlingLovin Fri 05-Sep-08 12:39:06

Gordon Ramsay has a poached pear, served with Marscopone cheese recipe that is out of this world. Heavily alcoholic and time consuming but DELICIOUS. And very impressive looking.

<<bling scurries off to see if she can find it online>>

BlingLovin Fri 05-Sep-08 12:42:32

Mmm... I can't get the search to narrow down. I have it written down at home so can look if you are keen but will be later.

lovecat Fri 05-Sep-08 19:05:22

Ooh, they both sound nice! <salivates>

Bling, if it's no bother I'd love the recipe when you've got time

(in the short term I made Nigella's choc pear pudding from her Express book - figured fresh overripe pears would do as a substitute for tinned and it turned out very nicely - but I got another shedload of the things in today's box, so that recipe would be very handy!)

Califrau Fri 05-Sep-08 19:07:13

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Califrau Fri 05-Sep-08 19:07:40

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Lemontart Fri 05-Sep-08 19:09:34

my sister makes a lovely Christmas fruit chutney with pears. We get a spiced jar of the stuff every year. I think Delia has a fast spiced fruit chutney recipe that can be ready for Christmas time.

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