Morels’ Poached Pear with Cinnamon Glaze
, a low-tannin Pinot Noir is perfect
Fresh whipped cream or vanilla bean ice cream
, for serving
CLEAN and peel pears.
ADD wine, cinnamon, sugar and star anise to a pot.
ADD pears and bring to a boil, with pears fully covered.
REDUCE heat and allow the pot to a simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until pears are soft.
REMOVE pears from liquid and place in refrigerator to cool for 2 to 3 hours.
BRING liquid to a boil and reduce to a syrup that covers the back of a spoon. Cool.
PLACE each pear on a cold plate. Coat with 2 tablespoons of syrup.
SERVE with whipped cream or vanilla bean ice cream. Enjoy.