Adam Gray's recipe takes the well known combination of pear and chocolate, but shows it's still capable of thrilling guests. Here a syrup of dessert wine, orange juice and star anise, plus a final flourish of the blowtorch, lifts the gracefully tapered Conference pears above the everyday.
Passionate about cakes, roasted vegetables and anything involving Maldon salt or maple syrup. Izy is a student living in London, who spends her spare time blogging and rambling on She recently finished writing her first cookbook, Top With Cinnamon.
Torch fat with this metabolism-boosting, healthy chilli con carne recipe from chef Adam Gray