Home Food Warm pear and raisin buckle with easy almond custard Halfway between a cake and a crumble, a buckle is a simple and delicious dessert with a 400 year history. - by Fast Ed 04 Aug 2018 Fast Ed’s making a pear and raisin version, which is full of warming winter ingredients like cinnamon and ground ginger. Yum! Food TV TV Recipes Desserts Recipes Fast Ed 'Fast' Ed Halmagyi is one of Australia’s best-loved TV chefs and food authors. For over a decade, Ed has appeared on television and radio, in newspapers, magazines and books.