Hot pear cider, apple and cranberry juice plus sloe gin with cinnamon - you can't get a better winter cocktail than this
While traditional to use cardamom in savoury dishes, this frangipane dessert has hints of the fragrant spice to complement the pear and almond flavours
A restaurant-quality dish by Gordon Ramsay made using easily found ingredients
A decadent sponge with moist pears and crunchy nuts, topped with a soured cream and dark chocolate frosting
Contrast sweet grilled fruit with salty robust blue cheese and a honey vinaigrette in this stylish salad
You won't need an excuse to indulge in this updated classic, but if you do, remember that fruit contributes to your 5-a-day!
James Martin's after-dinner cheeseboard is all the more special with homemade walnut bread
This low-fat, easy and fresh-tasting pudding is perfect for feeding a crowd on a budget
Get your little one into their first foods with a pear purée that has the option of a pinch of cinnamon to stimulate their tastebuds
Use up leftover Christmas pudding or cake with these decadent, boozy sundaes, drizzled with a chocolate orange sauce and finished with toasted chopped hazelnuts
For a perfect squidgy centre this brownie-like chocolate cake should still have a little wobble when you take it out of the oven
These dense, nutty-tasting griddle cakes are dairy free, with almond milk, nutmeg and cinnamon - perfect for a lazy weekend brunch or treat
These individual fruity desserts are a cross between a Yorkshire pudding and a French clafoutis - bake, then drench in salted caramel sauce
A brunch-friendly oat and fruit bowl with yogurt and crunchy seeds - pack in 2 of your 5-a-day in the morning
Try a low fat version of this family favourite. Filo pastry is light and crispy, and bulk out the filling with pears
Crunchy, sweet, healthy... this porridge topping has it all. Serve on top of our creamy, oaty breakfast bowl
If your kids prefer other dried fruit to apricots and pears then it’s fine to substitute – try raisins, cranberries, blueberries or papaya.
Eaten immediately, this pickle will have a punchy tang, perfect with strong cheeses, but by winter the flavours will mellow, ideal for sliced ham.
Use up that extra fruit and make a delicious pear & dried apricot chutney
Try the combo of pecans and maple syrup with juicy pears and a light-as-air sponge in this impressive roulade. It's great with a cuppa or served as a pudding
This crumble is a perfect pud for the freezer - and we've given it a tropical twist
Pear, blue cheese and toasted nuts is a combination made in heaven