Did you know that a single Conférence pear covers more than 10% of your daily dietary fiber requirements? Moreover, it contains a lot of water and very few calories.  
In short, the pear: puts a delicious stop to hunger! 

Savoury Cheese Cake with Conférence Pear 

Ingredients (for 2 persons as a main course or 4 persons as an entrée) 

  • 2 Conférence pears  

  • 1 roll of ready-made puff pastry  

  • 4 eggs 

  • 200 ml cream 

  • 200 g cheese scraps from a cheese board, Brie or Camembert 

  • 50 g Gorgonzola 

  • 50 g Mascarpone 

  • 50 g ground cheese or a piece of Appenzeller for grating 

  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs 

  • Nutmeg 

  • Garlic grains 

  • Black mill pepper 

  • White pepper 

  • Salt 



  • Remove the puff pastry from the fridge in good time and use it to line a high, round baking tin without removing the baking paper. Prick holes in the bottom and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.  

  • Cut the cheese into small pieces, mix the Gorgonzola with the Mascarpone, add the pieces of cheese, arrange this on the bottom of the cake. 

  • Peel the pears and cut them into four, remove the core, cut them over and arrange the wedges in fan shape over the cake base. 

  • Beat the 4 eggs with the cream, season with white pepper, salt, nutmeg and garlic grains. 

  • Pour this mixture over the cheese and pears. Pass a good turn of the pepper mill over the mixture. 

  • Grate a cube of cheese on top or use the ground cheese. 

  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for 30 minutes. 

  • Prick in the middle of the cake. If your knife point is dry, the cake is cooked. 

  • Remove the cheesecake from the baking tin and leave to rest. 

  • Cut the cake into 4 pieces, serve with a salad of lamb's lettuce and Balsamic dressing.