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  • Ashley Neese Foodadit Poached Pears Recipe
  • Ashley Neese Foodadit Connected Consciousness

Serve these pears by themselves as a simple dessert or add them to your breakfast. Just plop a slice or two in your morning porridge while it’s cooking, so yummy!


  • 4 medium Bosc pears that are just starting to ripen
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 4 pieces whole allspice
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 pieces whole black pepper
  • Fresh thyme sprigs for garnish

Here’s how you make it

  1. Peel, core and quarter the pears.Ashley Neese Nutritional Counsellor prepares poached pears for Foodadit in Los Angeles
  2. Place in a medium pot and cover with water. Add the honey and spices.Ashley Neese prepares pears for Foodadit in Los Angeles
  3. Simmer covered until the pears are tender, 25-30 mins. When they are tender turn off heat and leave to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  4. Serve warm with some of the juice and a fresh sprig of thyme if desired.
  5. Poached pears will keep several days in an airtight container in the fridge.

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Contributor Ashley Neese

Pictures by Zenri Photography
Date Added 05/10/2014
Type Preparation Time 0h 10m Cooking Time 0h 30m Serves 8