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Saffron Poached Pears

Saffron poached pears are lovely in a simple salad with salad greens, blue cheese and walnuts.

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5.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: michael




< 15 mins

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Courses etc.

Easter Recipes
Side dishes

You will need

4 Concorde pears, halved and cored

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2 cups 500ml water
a generous pinch good quality saffron filaments More products

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  • Simply bring the water, pear halves and saffron filaments to a gentle boil and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Allow the pear halves to cool slightly in the poaching liquid. Drain, slice into a fan and serve warm or cold in a salad.
  • You can drink the poaching liquid, or use it in a smoothie.

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