pears

  • Pear & Cinammon Ile Flottante (floating island)

    February 27, 2016

    I loved Ile Flottante as a kid and so I look out for it whenever I’m in France. You can buy it ready made in a pot in some French supermarkets - jus...

  • Pear Bircher Muesli

    October 21, 2015

    This simple pear bircher muesli is so easy to make and really delicious.  It’s one of the few breakfasts that I will swap for toast – and that’...

  • Poached Pears with Melted Dark Chocolate

    June 24, 2015

    I love desserts that include chocolate yet still feel healthy.  It depends on what chocolate you use of course, but so long as you buy organic minimu...

  • Calming Pear, Mint & Avocado Smoothie

    March 13, 2015

    Don’t you just love breakfast?  This Sunday, as its Mother's day, I get to make the most of a rare and very short lived opportunity to be waited on...

  • Chocolate Almond Souffle with Baked Pear

    November 16, 2014

    I’m always finding different ways to include more fruit in my diet and this chocolate almond soufflé is a tiny contribution to that effort. Each...

  • Pear, Honey & Lime Sorbet

    October 25, 2014

    According to Chinese medicine, pears are a ‘cooling’ food - they’re in the same category as cucumber and watermelon - that when eaten, have a co...

  • Baked Autumn Fruit with Caramelised Nut Topping

    October 5, 2014

    I had the urge to make something autumnal this weekend and baked fruit seemed the thing. Kind of like my own little welcome to the grey days and dark ...

  • Cinnamon Apple and Pear Crisps

    September 6, 2014

    I am always starving mid morning.  It’s usually around 11am, sitting at work, stomach grumbling when I resort to digging through my rather desperat...