pear

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Over Ripe Pear Crumble

    When I have some Over Ripe Pears, I usually bake ‘Pear Upside-down Cake’. ‘Rice Cooker Pear Upside-down Cake’ is easier. However, my husband recently stopped eating cakes and I shouldn’t bake cakes. So, I made this ‘Pear Crumble’ today. I used less amount of Butter and Sugar than this recipe, and it still tasted good. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Rice Cooker Pear Upside-down Cake

    My daughter recently moved out and started living independently. She bought some cookware for her new life. She invested extra money to buy a good rice cooker that has Cake Cooking function. Now I am writing this recipe for her so that she can make our family’s favourite upside-down cake using her rice cooker. Makes …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Pear & Snow Fungus in Syrup

    I use Snow Fungus mainly for salads and soups, but I recently discovered that Snow Fungus is often used for sweets in some Asian countries. Snow Fungus is tasteless and it has unique gelatinous texture, and it is believed that Snow Fungus has some medicinal benefits. Today I cooked it with Pear in lemony syrup. …

  • Fruit Vegetables

    Fennel & Pear Salad

    The subtle sweetness of firm pear is so perfect for many salads. I have two favourite pear salads, ‘Rocket & Pear Salad’ with French dressing and this ‘Fennel & Pear Salad’ with lemony dressing. The dressing is lemony but not very sour. The reason why it is so lemony is because of the grated lemon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Pear & Custard Tart

    When I find some pears in the fruit basket getting very soft, I always make them into ‘Pear Upside-down Cake‘. But I recently discovered this custard tart is another good dessert to use up the softened pears. This is almost identical to my ‘Banana & Custard Tart‘. Pears can be replaced by peaches, cherries, apples …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit Sweets

    Pear Upside-down Cake

    When you find some Pears in your fruit basket have turned very ripe and too soft and nearly rotten (but NOT rotten yet), what do you do? I always make them into this cake. This recipe is made for two pears. If you use more pears, naturally you need more cake mixture and a larger …