Giorgio Locatelli is Britain's favourite Italian chef and celebs love his restaurant Locanda Locatelli. As seen in the July/August 2007 issue of Brides, the top chef picks his must-have autumn dessert to inspire you; why not try poached pear with red and white wine?

Glass, £5 to hire, China&Co. Saucer, £2.25, The Dining Room Shop. Spoon, 20p to hire, Idyllic Days.