Raspberry Infused Poached Pear

A delicious winter dessert…and it’s suitable for vegans!

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  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 40m
  • Total Time: 45m
  • Serves: 2 People
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  • 2 fairly ripe pears
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • handful of fresh raspberries


  1. Set the water bath to 48°C.
  2. Peel the pears and place them into one large vacuum bag.
  3. Add the sugar and raspberries.
  4. Vacuum seal the bag - this will cause the respberries to crush, but it's the juice that is needed.
  5. Poach in the water bath for 40 minutes
  6. To serve, drain the raspberry juice, disguarding the flesh and seeds.
  7. Pour the juice over the pear.
  8. Serve either hot or cold.
  9. To reserve, place the pouch in ice water until cold and keep in the firdge for up to three days.