Poires et Fromage de Brie

Pears with Brie Cheese

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About


  • 6 ripe Anjou pears
  • 1 ripe Brie cheese


To ripen pears. Put pears (or any fruit) on a cool window sill where no sun hits the fruit. Turn the fruit each day until the flesh, at the stem end, gives when gently pushed. Try to use the same pear for testing; pushing damages the fruit. When the fruit is ripe, refrigerate it until needed. Like cheese, fruit should be served at room temperature (70 degrees).

To ripen Brie c