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Goat's Cheese with Pear
and Walnut Salad

Goat's cheese has a distinctive taste which is, for some people, acquired. It is produced in much smaller quantities than cow's milk cheese, often on individual farms. The flavour will vary according to the time of year and the type of feed the goats have. If you prefer, use another white variety such as Caerphilly, Lancashire, Wensleydale or white Stilton.

INGREDIENTS: Lettuce leaves - a few torn into pieces, Goat's cheese - 225g (8 oz) split into 4 discs, Ripe pears - 4 cored and chunked, Walnuts - 110g (4 oz) chopped, Watercress - a bunch trimmed, Lemon juice - 4 tbsp, Olive oil - 6 tbsp.

COOKING: 1. Arrange the lettuce on 4 plates and top with the goat's cheese. Mix together the pears, walnuts and watercress.
2. Blend the lemon juice and oil together, then toss into the salad ingredients. Serve on top of the cheese.