"I noticed people were selling shaped water melons for a good price, so I thought of doing something similar with my pears.
"It was more difficult than I expected. You have to test when the best time is to put the moulds on the pears is, and when to take them off again.
"If you leave the moulds on for too long, the pears start to rot inside. But I managed to work out the best way through trial and error."