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Fried Goats Cheese with Caramelised Pears     Veg   HT   HD  20mins



Serves  4      Hot  Vegetarian  Fruit  Cheese   Hors d'oeuvre  Appetizer  Starter  Gluten Wheat free  Eggless 



25g/2oz Butter

2 tbsp Soft Brown Sugar

2 Pears, peeled and cored

2 tbsp Lemon Juice

50g/2oz Sesame seeds

2 Round Goat's Cheeses (about 100g/4oz each)

2 tbsp Olive Oil

Watercress to garnish




1. Cut each pear into 8 wedges. 


2. Melt the butter in a pan and add the sugar. Cook over a high heat until caramelised then  add the pear wedges, reduce the heat  and cook gently until soft. Stir in the lemon juice.


3. Cut the goats cheeses in half and coat with the sesame seeds.


4. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan add the goats cheese and fry for two minutes on each side.


5.  To serve -  place the fried cheese on a bed of watercress and top with the caramelised pears. Spoon any remaining juices over the top and serve immediately.




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