Blaaukrantz Pears with Poppy Seed Dressing

Domestic Saturday Club at Fourways
May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018
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Blaaukrantz Pears with Poppy Seed Dressing

Great fusion food, cheese and pears, topped with a delicious dressing. Makes a great starter.

Serves 4

  • 110g Blaaukrants cheese
  • 75g cream chees or creme fraiche
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 4 ripe firm pears, washed an dried
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  • 50ml olive oil
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 20ml honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 15ml poppy seeds

To serve:

Rocket and watercress, caramelised walnuts

  1. Mix Blaaukrantz cheese and cream cheese together with cayenne pepper, until chunky.
  2. Core pears with an apple corer and sprinkle lemon juice.
  3. Slice pears into rings.
  4. Spoon cheese mixture onto each pear slice; chill until required.
  5. Mix dressing ingredients together using a plunge blender or whisk.
  6. Arrange rocket and watercress leaves on serving plates; on each plate place pear rings overlapping and drizzle dressing over; top with caramelised walnuts.


For a different presentation; slice the pears in half, core and sprinkle with lemon juice. Arrange on lettuce. Place cheese mixture in the cavity.




Margaret Hirsch
Margaret Hirsch
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