Pears Poached In Red Wine

For 2 people. Cooking time: 20 min.


  • 200 ml red wine
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 2 pears peeled and cored
  • 3 tablespoons of double cream


  1. In a pan gently together the red wine, sugar and star anise until gently simmering.
  2. Add the pears and gently poach for 5-10 minutes until tender.
  3. To serve, place the pear into a bowl with the cooking liquor and a dollop of the freshly whipped double cream.