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.
Essential for bonfires, Guy Fawkes, Halloween and Christmas, mulled wine is a great way to brighten the dark evenings of autumn and winter. Adam Gray's recipe includes the expected festive spices and orange zest, but cleverly adds a dash of sweet peach schnapps.
Torch fat with this metabolism-boosting, healthy chilli con carne recipe from chef Adam Gray