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Recipe Calendar June 2015


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Pear Croustade by Zelda Sol,

Achray House Hotel, St Fillans

Brad and Zelda Sol bought the Achray House Hotel in St Fillans on Loch Earn in March 2015 with Zelda in charge of culinary dishes and Brad front of house. The husband and wife team have been welcomed by the local community and judging by their TripAdvisor reviews they are delighting guests with their hospitality. The Achray House Hotel  looks out to the east end of St Fillans offeing pretty views for guests and day trippers from the main dining area.  email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., TEL: 0560 368 4252,  Achray House Hotel, Restaurant & Lodges, On Loch Earn, St Fillans, Perthshire PH6 2N, Scotland.

Pear Croustad

Pear Croustade

(serves 6)


  • 6 Large ripe pears (peaches also work well)
  • 100 g Butter
  • 45 ml Brandy
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  •  Sheets of filo pastry


  1. Peel fruit, cut in thick slices.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  3. Melt half of butter, add fruit slices. Sprinkle with brandy and half of sugar, cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes until tender. Leave to cool
  4. Melt remaining butter. Pour a little into cake tin. Sprinkle remaining sugar over base of tin.
  5. Lay one sheet pastry in tin, corners overlapping edge. Brush with little butter; repeat with two more filo sheets.
  6. Spoon fruit and buttery juices into tin. Flip corners of filo one at a time, then tuck and bring together the ends of the sheets to cover the fruit completely.
  7. Sprinkle remaining butter and sugar over, then bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C and bake 15 more minutes, or until pastry is crisp and golden.
  9. Serve with Crème Anglaise.


Which foods are in Season for June?  http://www.visitscotland.com/about/food-drink/produce/seasonal/june

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