Added by AshRedcomm | Tue 27 Mar 2012 @ 12:15
Grown in the Western Cape delicious South African pears are available in a range of varieties from January through to October
1 orange and 1 lemon, juice and thinly peeled rind
1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
4 South African Forelle pears, unpeeled, halved, cores removed
2 tsp orange-blossom water, or to taste
1. Preheat the oven to 200įC. Simmer the honey, juices, rinds, vanilla bean and seeds in a small saucepan over a medium heat until reduced to a light syrup (8-10 minutes).
2. Place the pears, cut-side up in a roasting pan large enough to fit the pears snugly. Pour over the honey mixture and roast, basting occasionally, until tender and beginning to caramelise (20-25 minutes).
3. Remove the pears from pan, stir through the orange-blossom water and serve the pears and syrup with