Vanilla Pear

This sweet dessert is perfect for an after dinner treat.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestEmail this to someone
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 40m
  • Total Time: 50m
  • Serves: 2 People
  • Category:


  • 2 ripe pears
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 1 star anise, halved
  • splash of dessert wine
  • 20 millilitres single cream


  1. Set the water bath to 48˚C.
  2. Peel the pears and place them into two food pouches.
  3. Scrape the vanilla seeds from the pod and spread them onto the flesh of the pears
  4. Add the dessert wine to the bags.
  5. Poach the pears in the water bath for 40 minutes. Use the immersion grid to keep the pears under the water at all times.
  6. Serve with a drizzle with of single cream and dress the plate with the vanilla pod.