Tagliatelle with caramelised pears and Gorgonzola sauce

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  • 350g tagliatelle noodles
  • 150g Gorgonzola cheese
  • 150ml single cream
  • 3 firm Sweet Sensation pears (almost ripe)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 25g rocket
  • Salt
  • Step 1

    Boil the tagliatelle noodles in a pan with plenty of salted boiling water until 'al dente', as per the instructions on the packet.

  • Step 2

    Cut the Gorgonzola into small pieces and gently heat in the cream, stirring regularly, to make a sauce.

  • Step 3

    Peel the pears, remove the cores and cut into eighths.

  • Step 4

    Heat the butter and the honey in a frying pan, add the pear slices and allow to caramelise over medium heat. Add the lemon juice.

  • Step 5

    Drain the tagliatelle and mix with the Gorgonzola sauce.

  • Step 6

    Divide the pasta over four plates.

  • Step 7

     Season the caramelised pears with black pepper.

  • Step 8

    Add the pear slices to the pasta on the plates and garnish with a handful of rocket.