Give-A-Box: Elly Pear


Serves 4

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

Linguine with Creamy Ve-du-ya, Sun-dried tomato Sauce and spinach

  • 400g linguine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, very finely diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely grated
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 4 heaped tbsp Belazu Ve-du-ya (vegan ‘Nduja)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 10 pieces sun-dried tomatoes (in oil), roughly chopped
  • 150ml single cream
  • 4 tbsp finely grated Parmesan
  • 100g spinach
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


Roasted tomato and Apricot harissa Panzanella with mozzarella

  • 800g mixed baby tomatoes, larger ones cut in half
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 ciabatta rolls, torn into bite sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp Belazu Apricot Harissa
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely grated
  • ½ bunch fresh basil, leaves picked


Pearl Barley Tabbouleh

  • 100g pearl barley, rinsed in a sieve
  • 25g bunch parsley
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber, seeds removed
  • Approx. 40 Mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced


  • 60ml Belazu olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove finely grated/crushed
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 pinch allspice
  • Sea salt and black pepper

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Elly Pear

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.

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