Pack these pears in attractive bulbous or spherical jars that will accommodate the shape of the fruit (right; search for ‘orcio’ jars in the shops). Choose pears with a nice rounded bottom so they sit comfortably in the jar.
These golden pears are for serving with cheese but they are also good on any cold platter, particularly with cured meats, such as ham and salami. Alternatively, you can pair them with creamy vanilla ice cream for a resplendent pud.
Use up an autumn pear glut with this easy golden pear recipe by Pam the Jam – perfect with cheese or as a pud with ice cream or a dollop of cream.