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Blue Cheese with pickled pears & walnuts

Blue Cheese with pickled pears & 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 mins 4 servings
Citrusy Woody


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


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

2. 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.

3. Decorate the plate with a peace of Danablu, the pickled pears, walnuts and a little extra honey.