- 4 small pears
Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 tbsp honey
Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…
- 4 slices good-quality bread (we used a seeded sourdough), sliced
- 200g log soft goat's cheese
- small handful chives, chopped
- 50g walnuts, roughly chopped
- 2 tbsp good-quality balsamic vinegar
True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…
- salad leaves, to serve
Heat a griddle pan. Cut the pears into quarters or eighths, brush with the oil and season. Cook for a few mins until charred on all sides, then drizzle with the honey.
Meanwhile, toast the bread. Spread with the goat’s cheese and top with the sticky pears, chives and walnuts. Drizzle over the balsamic vinegar and serve with some dressed salad leaves.