Comice Pears and Sigona’s Double Cream French Brie Drizzled with Raw Honey

Comice Pears and Sigona’s Double Cream French Brie Drizzled with Raw Honey

Simple and elegant, pears and Brie are a lovely combination. Comice pears hold up when sliced as the variety tends to be more crisp than others, so they work well for dipping or spreading with a warmed Brie. Honey adds another sweet layer of flavor to this appetizer or after-dinner dish that will put a smile on the faces of your guests.

comice-pear-brie-honey-img_1988_e_sm_360What you need:

  • A wedge of brie, such as Sigona’s double cream French Brie
  • Greens, such as butter lettuce, for garnish
  • 2 Comice pears, halved, cored and cut into slices about 3/4” thick
  • Raw wildflower honey from Honey Hole Honey Co., available at Sigona’s
  • Golden raisins
  • Walnuts or pecans

Directions: Preheat the oven to 350° F. Place the Brie on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until it starts to ooze, but not melt.

Place the warmed Brie on top of some butter lettuce on a serving dish. Fan out the pear slices on the sides of the brie. Fill in empty areas with raisins and nuts. Drizzle the Brie with honey. Serve warm.

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