When you think of pear recipes, does your mind tend to wander towards, cakes, muffins, crumbles, poached pears? I know mine does. When I was contacted by Kellie from Impact Communications in regard to a competition they were holding during National Pear Month, I originally hummed and hawed about participating. The reason for taking my time to say yes was basically due to being flat out. I decided to participate, but I made the decision to push myself and come up with a savoury recipe using pears.
I do have one staple savoury pear recipe I whip up on the odd occasion. Is perfect for lazy Sunday nights. A thick slice of pane di casa toasted, topped with thinly sliced prosciutto, pan seared pears, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and them finished off with shaved parmesan cheese. Sounds good, doesn’t it? It is, regard that as your bonus recipe of the day.
Deciding I wasn’t going to use my good old staple recipe, I searched my brain to come up with something a little different. Marry some flavours together that I thought would work well. Guess what? The recipe I developed rocks! The filling works so well with the chicken, not over powering, and the flavours meld well together. The addition of lemon in the butter and sage sauce adds the perfect amount of acidity to cut through the rich butter and lift the dish. Read more →