Recipe: Spiced Pickled Pears

Whether a turkey, a pork loin, a few ducks, a lamb rack or any other cut or variety of meat, Christmas dinner around Australia often means a roast.

Surrounded by potatoes, vegetables, gravy and all the traditional trimmings, a table heavy with roasted delights always seems to bring people together in celebration.

These pears, spiced with the familiar Christmas aromatics, are perfect …