Poached Pears


4 medium ripe pears (Conference)
3 cloves
1/2 of a vanilla pod
 1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
375 cl red wine
A pinch of nutmeg powder
75g cane sugar
Wash & peel pears leaving the stem intact.
Heat a sauce pan with red wine, sugar & spices.
Boil for 10 mn & then add pears.
Reduce heat & turn the pears frequently.
Poach the pears until they are tender (5 mn).
Tranfer them on a serving bowl.
Boil the red wine until it's thick & glossy.
 Remove from fire  & drizzle the syrup over the pears.
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