Jan 27 2017

6 Fresh Figs

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Fresh Figs Online

If you like luscious plump fresh figs then we have then – the perfect accompanyment for the discerning cheese diner. These little rascals are delicious eaten on their own, chopped into a salad, served alongside cooked meats and are absolutely fantastic with chees. A sweet treat.


Aug 30 2016

Walnut Halves

There are the best quality walnut halves around, there are none finer. They are clean, fresh and unbroken – a world apart from the usual inferior offerings.

Walnuts and cheese go together so well – it is uncanny – here is a quick recipe for:

Pears with Blue Monday cheese, Walnuts and Honey

6-8 ripe Conference pears or similar, peeled
150-160g (about 60-70 pieces) good quality walnut halves
2tbsp extra-virgin rapeseed oil or olive oil
2tsp sea salt
250g Blue Monday, broken into rough 1cm chunks
6-8tbsp good-quality clear honey
A handful of tiny salad leaves

Place the walnuts on a small baking tray and toss them in the oil and salt.

Cook them under a medium grill for 3-4 minutes, turning them every so often until crisp.

Slice the pears in half lengthways and cut out the core with the point of a sharp knife.

Slice the pears into roughly 1/3cm-thick slices and arrange on plates with the leaves, then scatter the walnuts and cheese over.

Spoon over the honey and serve immediately.