WARM PEAR & BRIE SALAD WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE
1 tablespoon plain oil
2 red pears, sliced
½ cup walnut pieces
¼ cup maple syrup
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 cup balsamic vinegar
½ cup brown sugar
Summer greens and edible flowers
6 slices Parma ham or similar
100gms Food Snob Classic French Brie
- Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and sauté the pear slices and walnut pieces 2-3 minutes until just coloured, add the maple syrup and thyme and cook a further 1-2 minutes until caramelised and golden but still holding their shape.
- Simmer the balsamic and brown sugar in a small saucepan until reduced and syrupy.
- Arrange the greens, Parma ham, brie slices, pears and walnuts on a platter and drizzle with the balsamic glaze. Serve with crusty bread.