Another delicious recipe idea: Roasted pears and apples

This month we share our recipe for Roasted pears and apples (pg. 127 of the recipe book) – fitting as we’re coming into our peak season for apples and pears at the Market.

Roasted pears and apples
Recipe by Owen Pidgeon, Loriendale Orchard

Capital Region Farmers Market - Seasonal Produce. PearsIngredients:

  • 2 large firm pears*
  • 2 large apples**
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 40 g butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme

*Packhams, Josephine or d’Anjou pears
**Rome Beauty or Mutzu apples


– Heat oven to 200°C. Peel, core and quarter apples and pears.

– Melt butter and honey together in microwave. Gently stir with thyme through the pears and apples.

– Place on a baking tray and bake for 35 minutes until cooked and golden.

– Serve with a hot roast meal.