My trials, tribulations and triumphs while attempting to bake my way through Lorraine Pascales book, Baking made Easy, and hopefully proving that yes, it is.
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
I love desserts and anyone who knows will vouch for that. But poached pears are not something I would choose form a selection. Too much fruit and not enough of the good stuff. This pear is poached in marsala and spices including cloves and cardamon. The best bit for me is the syrup that you make from the poaching liquer. Pour most of it away and them boil it and it reduces to this sticky sweet sauce. I would happily have that sauce over ice cream. Now don't get me wrong I did like the pudding. The pear was really soft and it tasted nice but it didn't give that MMmmmmm moment when you eat a really good pud.