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Blue cheese, pickled pears and walnuts

Blue cheese, pickled pears and walnuts

It’s a classic for a reason – our recipe for blue cheese, pickled pears and walnuts will highlight just how great pears and blue cheese go together. With the cardamom and lemon pickling of these pears you’ll bring new flavours to this timeless combination of apparently incombinable ingredients. Try for yourself.

20 min 4 servings
Citrusy Woody


  • Castello® Traditional Danish Blue
  • 2 - 4 pears
  • 150g + 50 g honey
  • 230 ml water
  • 10 cardamom
  • 1 lemon
  • 100 g walnuts


Bring 150g honey, cardamom, lemon slices and water to the boil. Add the pealed pears.

Let them simmer in syrup the for about 10 minutes and then turn of the heat. Keep the lid on the pot until the pears are tender.

Decorate the plate with a piece of Castello Traditional Danish Blue, the pickled pears, walnuts and a little extra honey.