Fresh and Delicious
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Stand the pears with their stems pointing up. Slice pears into 1/8-inch slices starting from the outside of the pear and stopping at the core, then repeat on the other side.
Arrange the pears overlapping on a platter. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
Zest the lemon over the pears, using a microplane. Halve the lemon and squeeze juice over the dish.
Using a vegetable peeler, shave long shards of parmigiano over the top of each plate. Finish with freshly ground pepper over top.
Food styled by Karen Pickus