Poached pears are an elegant, light, and delicious way to add sweetness to the end of a dinner. Try these 6 simple and creative ways to poach pears for a lovely dessert.
Star Anise and Vanilla Poached Pears
Here is a fantastic recipe to make – a reasonably healthy dessert with flavours that will surely cleanse your palate. Find it here.
Tiramisu with Poached Pears
This recipe combines poached pears with spices and classic tiramisu for a twofer on autumn desserts.
Honey and Thyme Wine-Poached Pears
Simply dressed with a few spoonfuls of the cooking liquid, the pears are incredibly tender with delicate aromas of the cooking wine, honey and thyme.
Poached Pears in Red Wine
A simple and elegant dessert, poached pears in red wine is a classic crowd pleaser. Here’s Tamara Novacoviç’s favorite recipe.
Wine Poached Pear with Chocolate and Mint sauce
These lovely poached pears can easily be prepared in advance, and then reheated or served cold.
Riesling-Poached Pear Sorbet
This flavor works well even with underripe pears — you just have to poach them a bit longer.
As a Culinary Adventurist, getting her hands into food before it gets onto the plate comes naturally to Reena. She spit-roasted her first whole pig at the age of eight, harvested hazelnuts in Italy, butchered a lamb at a ranch in Australia, spent a summer splitting open live lobsters at a traveling pop-up kitchen in Holland, and visits a small vineyard along the central California coast to make wine and olive oil each year. She’s determined to find the elusive white truffle in her lifetime. A graduate from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, Reena holds a deep appreciation for cultural traditions in food, and her favorite simple pleasure is sharing a meal al fresco.