• Caramelised pear and rocket salad

    Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • 50g butter
    • 45ml (3 tbsp) wine vinegar
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar
    • 45ml (3 tbsp) sesame seeds
    • 20ml (4 tsp) ground cinnamon
    • 3 firm brown pears, quartered and cored
    • 45ml (3 tbsp) walnuts
    • handful fresh rocket leaves
    • 50g almonds, toasted
    • 100g blue cheese, sliced



    Place the butter, vinegar, sugar, sesame seeds and cinnamon in a frying pan over medium heat and stir to combine. Add the pears and walnuts and cook until the pears are just soft, about 20 – 30 minutes.


    Place the rocket on a serving dish and top with the pears and almonds. Spoon over the pan juices and serve topped with the blue cheese.