The first cut is the deepest…and often the best..

pear_cake_slice_out_lab2013..0656This is a simple and delicious recipe from the pen of Patricia Wells. Enjoy.Pear Pound Cake recipe

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Photographer and film maker living in France. After a long career in London, my wife and I have settled in the Vendee, where we run residential digital photography courses with a strong gastronomic flavour.
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40 Responses to The first cut is the deepest…and often the best..

  1. cecilia says:

    My computer is being bad and you images have not loaded, however best wishes for the New Year .. onward and upward!! Back soon. c

  2. Mad Dog says:

    Delicious πŸ™‚

  3. A delicious-looking first slice of the year! All the best (and many varied slices) for 2013!

  4. Happy New Year Roger! That looks lovely. I’m looking forward to doing a bit more food blogging from the country, our new home. And hoping 2013 is an improvement on 2012.

  5. Oh, yum. Thanks for a fab year,Roger: looking forward to many more gorgeous recipes and food shoots this year…

  6. rumpydog says:

    Happy New Year! Eat more cookies!

  7. ChgoJohn says:

    It’s been a pleasure visiting you throughout 2012, Roger, and I look forward to returning here just as often during 2013. May it be a good year for you, Jenny, and your family.

  8. A perfect recipe – hereΒ΄s wishing you a perfect year!

  9. Delicious…! Happy New Year dear Roger!! πŸ™‚

  10. Here’s to a sweet year, Roger. I have some Asian pears in the bottom drawer of the fridge…..

  11. This is the best slice of life for the beginning of 2013!! All the best to you and yours, Roger!! Looking forward to seeing you in 2013!! xx

  12. Eha says:

    What an excuse to have cake πŸ˜‰ ! Isn’t that twice running now . . . πŸ™‚ !

  13. Happy New Year! Looks like a fine way to see in 2013 πŸ™‚

  14. A great way to start the New Year! Happy New Year, Roger.

  15. Karen says:

    That is my kind of cake…I like simple desserts like this.

  16. spree says:

    Roger, a gorgeous photo, and what looks surely to be an amazing cake! ( I’ve never been disappointed in anything Ive ever tried of Patricia Wells. ) Happy New Year to you and Jenny! Wishing you both all the best!

  17. Roger made this cake look so scrummy when he photographed it in his bit on Myrrh Balls last month (last year!) that I had to get hold of the recipe book. I love pears anyway, raw, cooked, tinned, il n’importe quoi. I found a copy on Amazon for a penny – it’s a great book. The only slight shame is that there are no pictures of the food, and I like (need) to know what a recipe is supposed to look like when I’ve made it. So, Roger, what we should do is re-issue the book with you taking the pictures – at least then we’d have the pleasure of eating our way from beginning to end. Now there’s a project for the New Year!

  18. Patricia Wells is a favorite but I have not seen this recipe before. Sounds like a “must try.” Thanks, Roger, and have a Healthy, Tasteful 2013.

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