It was when I was taking photos of a custom order for Anjou Pears that I realized how the unique shape and color of an Anjou pear represents how different each of us is and how we all have the potential to leave an imprint on others lives in some small way, and if we are lucky in a profound way ... even if we do not realize it at the time.
There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Anjou Pear board below was created as a custom order for a customer who gifted this to a friend that grows these particular pears in her garden. The end result was two jars of Preserved Anjou Pears with Cinnamon Sticks & Mulling Spices infused with Bay Leaves presented with toasted biscuits and blackberry infused cheesecake pats, served alongside blueberry compote and blue cheese crumbles. A perfect afternoon snack to share with a friend or to enjoy on a solitary afternoon spent pondering...