pear tartines with blue cheese and honey

pear tartines with blue cheese and honey

The combination of pears and blue cheese is as classic as it gets. Grilled on a crunchy baguette with honey drizzled all over, and walnuts scattered on top, is stuff that comes straight out of food heaven.

I saw Gordon Ramsay make something similar on TV, and this inspired me to dive into the kitchen and create these. He used goats cheese, which I also love, but I think I put blue cheese at the top of the list for these tartines.

I used a lovely sharp Gorgonzola-style cheese which works so well here. The saltiness contrasts with the sweetness of the pear and honey. The toasted walnuts, along with the crunchy toasted baguette give this snack so much amazing texture. I want to say it’s a party in your mouth, but that is such a cliche.

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