White Stilton, Apple, Pear & Pecan Nut Crumble

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Cooking time: 40 Minutes

Serves time: 4

White Stilton offers a crumbly white texture and a clean flavour that complements fruit. The topping for this crumble has a delicious chewy quality brought about by the addition of white Stilton and pecan nuts.

Ingredients

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Ingredients

  • 450g cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 450g ripe pears, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 175g plain flour
  • 75g white Stilton cheese
  • 50g medium oats
  • 50g butter
  • 50g pecan nuts
  • 50g caster sugar (plus extra to sweeten fruit)

Ingredients

  • 1lbg cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1lb ripe pears, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 6oz plain flour
  • 3oz white Stilton cheese
  • 2oz medium oats
  • 2oz butter
  • 2oz pecan nuts
  • 2oz caster sugar (plus extra to sweeten fruit)

Method

  1. Preheat to 180 degrees C / 350 degrees F / Gas Mark 4. Place the fruit in an ovenproof crumble dish, scatter sugar over the fruit to sweeten and set aside.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a food processor fitted with blade attachment, and whiz briefly until mixture resembles fresh breadcrumbs.
  3. Pile the crumble over the fruit, pressing down gently (the level of the crumble will drop as the fruit cooks beneath), and bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.
  4. Serve with vanilla dairy ice cream.

Virtual Beer and Cheese Pairing and Tasting Event

Join Siren Craft Brew and the Stilton Cheese Makers Association online on Wednesday 21st October at 7pm for an insightful pairing and tasting evening. You will receive a pack of 4 beers and 4 cheeses just before the event so you too can join in with the tasting and learn more about each beer and cheese and why their flavours go so well together.

The evening will be jointly hosted by Matt Lincoln from Siren Craft Brew and Kim Kettle, from the Stilton Cheese Makers Association and Long Clawson Dairy. They will use their expertise in their field to tell you a little more about each beer and cheese. This event is for all foodies and beer lovers, who want to expand their knowledge and have an evening of fun from the comfort of their own home.

Tickets are £25 per person which includes the four different cheeses and beers to taste. You will be sent a zoom link to join in with the evening of and entertainment, which lasts approximately 45mins to 1 hour.

Tickets Tastings are for over 18s only.