Poached Pears in Saffron Citrus Syrup

“Simple, yet sophisticated dessert.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 pears
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan with 2 cups of water.
  2. Heat, stirring, over low heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer.
  4. Add the pears and cook, covered for 12-15 minutes, turning them halfway through.
  5. Remove pears from liquid, and bring it back to boil, uncovered.
  6. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until the syrup has reduced by half.
  7. Remove the vanilla bean and drizzle syrup over the pears.
  8. Serve with biscotti.

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