torta di pere e gorgonzola

Torta di Pere e Gorgonzola – A Traditional Italian Recipe

torta di pere e gorgonzolaTorta di Pere e Gorgonzola

Savoury tart with pear and gorgonzola

Ingredients (serves 4-6)

• 1 sheet of fresh ready-made puff-pastry or you can use the ‘Pasta Brisee’ recipe
• 4 mature pears
• 200 g gorgonzola cheese
• salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 160°C. Spread the pastry into a round quiche pan. Peel and cut the pears into thin slices. Place small pieces of the gorgonzola to cover about half of the pastry base, add the pear slices, then the remainder of the cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste and cook in the oven for around 40 minutes.