Serves 4 Cold Vegetarian Fruit
Spices Alcohol Dessert Gluten Wheat Dairy Free
600ml/20fl.oz. dry White Wine
4 whole Cloves
The grated zest of 1 Orange
1 level teasp Ground Cardamom
4 Ripe Pears
Place all the ingredients apart from the pears in a saucepan,
bring to the boil, stirring and cook for a couple of minutes until
the sugar completely dissolves.
2. Cut a slice from the bottom of each pear so they can stand erect then add
them to the wine mixture, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes
until the pears are just tender.
3. Remove the pears with a slotted spoon, transfer to a dish, cover with
refrigerate until well chilled.
4. Return the wine cooking liquor to a high heat and boil for about 15 minutes,
stirring from time to time or until reduced to about 300ml/10fl.oz. Allow to
cool to room temperature.
5. To serve - stand pears in a shallow serving dish and spoon the sauce over the
End of instructions