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Try Jenny Morris’ Recipes for Seasonal Abate Fetel Pear Dishes

Taste the World with Jenny Morris“I’m going to make my mouth love me this winter with this elegant pear, which was named after a French monk in 1896, one Abate Fetel (say it like this – ah-BAH-tay fuh-TEL),” writes Jenny Morris, author of Taste the World with Jenny Morris, in her column for The Next 48hOURS. “Abate Fetel it is now being promoted in South Africa through Checkers and Shoprite stores, Spar and leading independent grocers from May until late July.”

Treat your tastebuds with Morris’ ideas on what to do with this seasonal fruit and try her recipes for Abate Fetel Pear and Blue Cheese Pizza; and Green Bean, Bacon and Abate Fetel Affair:

Abate Fetel Pear & Blue Cheese Pizza


400 Frozen puff pastry, thawed overnight (1 sheet)
80 ml Tinned chopped tomato
40 ml Fruit chutney
70 g Blue cheese, crumbled
1 Abate Fetel pear, peeled and cored
Rocket leaves to garnish

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