Sunday, September 23, 2007

38. Spice Pears

4 ripe pears, peeled, sliced and cored
juice of one lemon
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoon orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
mint leaves, for garnish

1 Place pear slices in a Ziploc bag, add vanilla, nutmeg, ginger and lemon juice. Marinate for two hours, overnight is best.
2 In a blender, combine orange juice and honey until you achieve a syrup consistency.
3 Place pears on a serving dish. Pour syrup over pears, garnish with mint leaves and serve.