Blue Cheese, Pear & Walnut Salad

Servings: 1 - 2

In the UK, pears are at their peak from September to January, making the period ideal for incorporating them into dishes like our Blue Cheese, Warm Pear & Walnut Salad. The natural sweetness and slight tartness of pears picked during these months ensure they are deliciously juicy and flavoruful, complementing the robust profile of the salad. Pairing pears with blue cheese is particularly delightful due to the contrasting flavorus. The strong nature of blue cheese matches perfectly with the crisp, sweet notes of the pears, creating a harmonious blend that elevates the salad. The addition of toasted walnuts brings a crunchy texture and nutty flavour that ties all the components together.

This salad not only offers an honestly tasty mix of textures and flavours but also embodies the spirit of British autumn dining, making it a perfect choice for the time of year. Enjoy crafting this simple yet sophisticated dish that combines the best of seasonal produce with the rich, creamy delights of vegan blue cheese!



1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp wholegrain mustard

4 tbsp white wine vinegar


Bowl of mixed leaves

1 Pear

Handful of grapes

Large handful walnuts

Blue cheese

Blue Cheese, Pear & Walnut Salad


Put a frying pan on medium heat and throw in a handful of walnuts with a drizzle of olive oil & salt. Cook for a couple of minutes until golden & toasted before putting to one side.

Make the dressing by mixing together the maple syrup, olive oil, wholegrain mustard and white wine vinegar.

Chop up 1 pear & a handful of grapes and throw in the salad with toasted walnuts & crumbled Blue – the more the better! Dig in!

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