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Pear & Stilton Cheese Tart

I love to cook and be adventurous in cooking, its relaxing and creative - Tere Artigas PEAR & STILTON CHEESE TART RECIPE1. Gather Your Ingredients for the Crust1 1/2  cup of all purpose flour1 1/2 sticks of butter room temperature1 teaspoon of salt 1/2 cup of brown sugarIced water2. Gather Your Ingredients for the Filling2 or 3 PearsStilton or Blue Cheese1 small leek1/4 cup of brown sugar 1 lemon3. Preheat your oven at 350*4. Prepare Your CrustIn a mixing bowl, add the flour, brown sugar and salt and mix them.Cut the butter into squares and add them to the mix.Mix everything with your hands until you have a buttery dough and form a ball.If your dough is to dry you can add 1 teaspoon of iced water.Warp it in plastic and chill for 30 min.5. Prepare Your FillingSlice the pears removing the heart and seedsPut them in a bowl and squeeze 1/2 a lemon on top to avoid oxidization.Slice the leek separating each sliceCrumble the Stilton cheese and set a side6. Blind Bake Your CrustTake your crust out and start rolling into a disc big enough to cover your pie container.Grease with butter the bottom and sides of your container and place the disc of dough covering all the base and with your finger tips cover a little of the sides.Bake it for 10-15 min or until golden and take it out to cool for 15-30 min.7. Arrange Your PieArrange the pear slices on a circular way given it a flower like petal shape.Place the leek slices on top and crumble the Blue cheese on top.Squeeze the remaining 1/2 lemon on top of everything and add the brown sugar to caramelize the top.(You can add more brown sugar if you want more caramel on top of your pie)8. BakeBake for another 10-15 min until the pears are golden brown and the sugar has melted and it’s caramelized.Chill for 10 min and serve.Decorate with Rosemary or Eucalyptus leaves and branches.ENJOY! Happy Holidays!