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Poached pear

Poached pear
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Total Time:
1 hr

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Poached pear in spicy wine

  • 4 pears (bartlett are good for poaching)
  • 1 liter of red wine
  • 400 gr of sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 vanilla bean split and scraped
  • 2 orange zest


•          Peel, seed and half the pears

•          Put all other ingredients in pot and bring to a to a boil

•          Add in the pears and simmer for 10 minutes until pears are soft to the knife


•          Option: Take the left over poaching liquid and reduce it to a glaze (reduce by 2/3)


Coconut Tuiles

  • 260 g powder sugar
  • 270 g coconut shredded
  • 5 eggs one at a time
  • 30 g melted butter


•        Mix sugar and shredded coconut together in a food processor.

•         Add 5 eggs one by one.

•        Add the melted butter. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

•        “Spoon” thin on an exopad sheet.

•        Bake at 325 F for 10 minutes. Remove from sheet pan with a spatula carefully.


Crème Anglaise

  • 1 quart of milk                                   
  • 200 g yolks
  • 180 gr sugar                                       
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 teasp of vanilla paste                               


•         Bring milk and vanilla bean split to a boil

•         In a separate bowl, mix sugar and yolks

•         Pour hot milk onto the mixed sugar and yolks, mix together and then and put the new mixture back in sauce pan

•         Whisk continuously until mixture reaches 184 F.

•         Strain with fine mesh and let cool

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