Blue Cheese, Pears and Dark Chocolate Combo


  • 3 – 4 pears (sliced)
  • 100 g dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 200 g mild blue cheese – I used Gorgonzola Dolce (cubed)
  • 8 crisp rye bread slices

blue cheese dark chocolate and pears cheese and chocolate combo


  1. Share pears, cheese and chocolate to the plates.
  2. Serve with crisp bread on the side.

Makes 4 – 6 servings.


If you feel adventurous you may want to try cheese & honey.

Or salad cheese & watermelon.

More cheese combos can be found here: Cheese, Wine & Food Pairings.

Your thoughts…

  1. This is a combo of flavours made in heaven – just wonderful :D

    Rosie x

  2. Now would you serve this as a dessert or a savoury dish.
    How ever you serve them they looks delicious

  3. You know, Margot, I just love the way you take 4 or 5 ingredients and turn them into something splendid. This is just wonderful.

  4. I love bleu cheese! Would have never thought of combining these ingredients together. Quite interesting! Oh, by the way, your pictures are gorgeous! I just found out that they enlarge when I click on them:) Why don’t you post them large? They are mouthwatering!

  5. What a wonderful combination of flavors and textures!

  6. wow. even my friend Abdul is over saying “wow” just looking at the picture. what a sexy combo!

  7. Wow…that’s so simple, but that flavor combination sounds incredible!

  8. This is a most intriguing combination! Adding those bits of dark chocolate is simply brilliant!

  9. Oh wow – what a combination of flavours. Inspired!

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