This salad is a classic fall pairing of walnuts, blue cheese, and pears, but with a twist: spiced poached fruit. Lightly dress greens. If I do any cooking on my girls trip with my daughters next week, this is going on the menu. Ingredients – Salad. The Honey Champagne Vinaigrette dressing looks delicious! YUM! of Brie cheese (or Saint-André cheese) and a handful of walnuts and cranberries among the pear halves. What a gorgeous looking salad! What a great salad course for a dinner party! ( Log Out /  Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Yes, we bloggers try to help each other out that way! Ingredients – Poached Pears. yeast, pear, brie cheese, salt, warm water, malt, flour, curry. Drool is the best reaction a food blogger can ask for. Mix the crushed walnuts with the biltong powder. Pour over the salad and toss to coat. Brie [amount depending on appetite] – refrigerate till serving as will be easier to cut when cold. We small bloggers need all the help we can get. lettuce leaves, brie cheese, lemon juice, salt, red wine vinegar and 4 more. Combine wine, water and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Preheat the oven to 400°. 1 large bag rocket [arugula] 1 small bag walnuts. Peel pears and cut in half lengthwise. Bread with Brie and Pear and Madras Curry Compote L'Antro dell'Alchimista. It pairs so well with fruit, and the acidity of a good vinaigrette balances the richness nicely. Category Finalist, Side Dishes and Side Salads. Makes 3-4 servings. It’s like a little star burst…if stars were made of fruit and cheese. Ingredients Poached Pears: 3 firm pears (we used Bosc) 3 cups white wine ¾ cup of sugar 1 cinnamon stick 4 strips orange peel. Combine honey and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Change ). Poached Pear and Blue Cheese Salad A refreshing salad using pears poached in sweet white wine that is perfect as an appetizer or a light main dish. The poached pears, on their own, also work really well with vanilla ice cream as a dessert . 1/2 cup water. I love brie! It’s fairly easy to make and present, and pretty tasty. Add the wine, water, cinnamon and sugar to a saucepan, Ensure that the liquid covers the pears – if necessary add a little more water, Simmer for 4 minutes or so until tender – can easy pass a fork through, 1. I’m making this salad. Arrange pear and brie slices on a plate, alternating each, drizzle lightly with a … Baked Brie with Apricot Preserves Yummly. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Beautiful pictures as well, salad never looked so good , This is an especially beautiful salad…and it does look easy. Please subscribe and share on social media, it all helps me out. This is a bit more of an ‘up-market’ salad than my chicken salad, and a much lighter meal – thus it works well as a light lunch or as an accompaniment to other food. Fruit, nuts and cheese is a popular salad combination on the internet, but this particular recipe has been adapted from these toasties by Cookin Canuck, with a pomegranate vinaigrette by Bobby Flay. Herbed Goat Cheese: 6oz goat cheese, room temperature 2 garlic cloves, crushed And please subscribe to my weekly recipe newsletter! large piece of orange peel. Have a fabulous day! Reduce oven temperature to 400°. Not only do I have a new-found appreciation for vegetarianism, I also seem to be on a bit of a ‘salad-roll’ at the moment. Serve. Thank you Kelly! Roughly chop the walnuts then put on a tray and bake in the oven for a few minutes to crisp. ( Log Out /  So after an unreasonable time spent on the internet admiring different recipes, I decided to combine the best of different ideas into a Poached Pear, Brie and Walnut Salad. Oh my goodness, this looks like a dream come true.