A melange of sweet pears and sour cherries fills our rustic, rectangular pastry. Hints of
black pepper and five-spice powder balance the flavors and provide an exotic note.
High-quality store-bought puff pastry is the key to making this pie's preparation fast and easy.
Pears, in peak season from late summer through January, become a truly sophisticated dessert when served poached with a slice of Stilton blue cheese. This recipe is adapted from "Entertaining."
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