Red wine Poached Pear

Prep Time 0 minCook Time 90 min Serves 6-10

01 Ingredients

  • 1L (34 oz)Red Wine
  • 1 cupSugar
  • 4 pcStar anise
  • 8 pcCinnamon sticks
  • 2 pcVanilla Bean (split)
  • 16 pcFarelle Pears (peeled)

02 Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a large pot except for the pears and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling add in pears and reduce heat to minimum. Ensure pears are just completely covered in the liquid.
  3. Poach pears until soft about 1h 15 min.
  4. Set aside to cool at room temperature.
  5. Refrigerate over night for best flavour results.
  6. Serve warm with Mascarpone Zabaglione.

01 Ingredients

  • 3 cupsMascarpone (Full Fat)
  • ½ cupIcing Sugar
  • 6whole eggs
  • 4egg yolk
  • 1 cupCastor Sugar

02 Instructions

  1. Combine eggs and sugars in a stand mixer outfitted with a whisk attachment. Whip until a hard ribbon stage is achieved.
  2. Remove 3/4 of the sabayon from the bowl and reserve.
  3. Add mascarpone to the stand mixing bowl and whisk until smooth and fluffy.
  4. Fold remaining sabayon into mascarpone.
  5. Reserve in refrigerator until needed.