Roasted pear mousseline

This is an unexpected but particularly tasty pear dish. Roasting the pear in sea salt concentrates the flavour and gives the pear a more savoury appeal. Just add a little butter and you have the perfect accompaniment to savoury dishes.

Roasted pear mousseline

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Conference pears, or other eating pears



coarse sea salt







Preparation method

  • Place the pears in a suitable pan or oven dish and completely cover with sea salt.
  • Bake in an oven at 190°C for about an hour until soft and cooked through.
  • Take them out of the salt and remove the peel and core.
  • Finely grind in a blender and add some sugar.
  • Mix with the butter whilst still warm and use immediately.

Serving suggestions

  • As a vegetable garnish. Combines wonderfully with main courses comprising game and poultry.
  • Also goes well, for example, with pan-fried pike perch or cod.

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