Caramelized Pear Wedges with Gorgonzola

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people


  • 2 piece Pears
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Powdered sugar
  • 150 g Gorgonzola
  • 2 powerful splashes Lemon juice
  • Baguette
  • Red wine


  • Quarter the pears, remove the casing and cut into thin wedges. Heat butter (2 tbsp) in a pan, fry the pear wedges in it for 5 - 6 minutes, dust with powdered sugar and let everything caramelize for approx. 3 - 4 minutes. Add the Gorgonzola (150 g) cut into small pieces and allow to melt. Serve caramelized pear wedges with Gorgonzola. A strong red wine and baguette go well with it.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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