Friday September 18, 2020

The chef: Conference pears with panache

When I was growing up in Cashel, our neighbours had a pear tree, some branches of which overhung our back wall.

15th March, 2008

When I was growing up in Cashel, our neighbours had a pear tree, some branches of which overhung our back wall.

As children we’d help ourselves to the odd pear, never waiting long enough for them to ripen. Not surprisingly, we didn’t much like the fruit as they were often hard, dry and difficult to digest. Today my home also has overhanging Conference pear branches – from the back garden of our lovely neighbour Lil....

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