Seasonal pears take center stage in this sweet and savory appetizer from chef Mario Batali.Also try:Eggs in Hell
Place pears on work surface with their stems pointing up. Starting from the outside and working towards the core, slice pears 1/8 inch thick. Turn pears and repeat on opposite side.
Arrange pears overlapping on a platter; drizzle with olive oil and season with salt. Using a microplane grater, grate lemon zest over pears. Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice over pears.
Garnish with Parmesan shavings and season with pepper; serve.