In the Bag: Cooking the Month of January – The Round-up!

February 7th, 2008

Wow, what a great start to the New Year for our monthly food event. Last month we challanged you to come up with a dish using pears, nuts and a lemon and here is the round-up of all the fantastic entries.

The lovely Pixie at ‘You Say Tomato…..I Say Tomato’ entered this mouth-watering Pear and Chocolate Crumble.

You say tomato I say tomato

‘A forkful of spaghetti’ entered these delicious Pear and hazelnut brioche toasts.

A forkful of Spaghetti

Lovely Miss Bliss of Frolicking Foodie made us this Pear Kulfi.

Frolicking Foodie

How about this sweet offering from Mike’s Table? Caramelized Pear Ice Cream with Toasted Pecans.

Mike's Table

San, The Artful Cook, gave us these San’s Spiced Pear and Walnut Galettes along with a spectacular illustration.

Artful Cook

This enticing Pear and Almond Tart was baked up by Laurie of ‘Mediterranean Cooking in Alaska’.

Med Cooking Alaska

The Modern Apron went savory with Pecan Crusted Roast Pork Loin with Quince Glazed Pears.

The Modern Apron

Take a look at this very artful dish from Greg over at Greg Cooks Tart aux Poires en Cage.

Greg Cooks

The fabulous Holler over at Tinned Tomatoes made this heavenly Pear & Ginger Crumble.

Tinned Tomatoes

These delicious Honey Pear Cupcakes with White Chocolate Pistachio Buttercream were dreamt up by Minko of Couture Cupcakes.

Couture Cupcakes

Chris at Mele Cotte entered this original Nutty Pear Compote.

Mele Cotte

How fantastic are these Beehive Baked Pears? They were entered by Gabi over at ‘The Feast Within’.

The feast within

Voodoolily from Gild the Voodoolily invented this very tempting Ya Pear Gallette with Pinenuts and Lemon-Pepper Honey Glaze.

Gild the Voodoolily

These lovely Macerated Pears over French Toast were entered by Trisha at ‘Cooking Like I Mean It’.

Cooking like I mean it

These Pear & Lemon Muffins from Caitlin at ‘The Goosberry Fool’ would be great any time of the day.

The gooseberry fool

Kim at ‘Eating In’ gave us a lovely Pear, Cardamom Glazed Walnuts, and Gorgonzola Salad.

Eating in

These sweet Stewed pears, candied lemon and almond tiles were served up by Myriam at ‘My Kitchen Diaries’.

My kitchen diaries

Babeth over at La vie in English baked us these delicious Japanese Pear and Pine Nut Scones.

La vie in English

These fabulous Stuffed Pears were served up by Johanna at Green Gourmet Giraffe.

Green Gourmet Gifaffe

How about this fabulously exotic Lamb and Pear Tagine with Pinenut and Preserved Lemon Couscous from Around Britain with a Paunch?

Around Britain with a Paunch

And finally my own dish was a Pear, Smoked Cheddar and Walnut Salad.

Pear Cheese Walnut Salad 2

I don’t know about you, but I’m drooling after that round-up! A very big thank you and well done to all our participants.

“In The Bag” is a monthly food event run by Julia from A Slice of Cherry Pie and Scott at Real Epicurean

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