Give-A-Box: Elly Pear Recipes


Elly Curshen, better known as Elly Pear (after her Bristol café, The Pear Cafe 2006-2018) is passionate about reducing food waste, encouraging people to cook from scratch and try new things. Her bright, inventive, meat-free cooking is influenced by world cuisine but always with an eye on the local greengrocers. She has written three books (including a Sunday Times Bestseller and an Amazon #1 bestseller) and is a weekly columnist for Waitrose Weekend paper.


  • Linguine with Creamy Ve-du-ya and Sundried tomato Sauce and spinach
  • Roasted tomato and Apricot harissa Panzanella with mozzarella
  • Pearl Barley Tabbouleh