8oz Dubliner or Ivernia cheese, thinly sliced
2 ripe pears, peeled and finely cubed
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 bunch thyme, leaves removed from stalks and finely chopped
4 fl oz Olive Oil
ground black pepper
Separate the endive leaves discarding any that are damaged.
Place the leaves into a large mixing bowl with the pears .
In another bowl whisk the lemon zest, juice, thyme and olive oil.
Pour the dressing over the endive and pears and toss gently, making sure that the leaves are well coated with the dressing.
Pile the endive and pear onto the center of a large plate and top with the thinly sliced cheese.
Season with salt and ground pepper. Drizzle the edges of the plate with any remaining dressing.