Pandan Poached Pears, today we have another technically similar dessert - pears poached with lemon and sugar, and heightened with saffron strands and cinnamon. A vibrant out of this world dessert and my own invention, yes, it is believe me you, a small serving of this dessert will be a splendid way to end your meal. And ladies and gentleman, while you are at this recipe, go ahead and read more on the glorious goodness of cinnamon at 30 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Cinnamon.
3 green pears - peel, either all of the skin or to create a pattern but leave the stems intact.
1/4 tsp saffron strands
3-4 small sticks of cinnamon
1/2 lemon - squeeze the juice out and peel the skin into small pieces (without the white bitter part)
1/4 cup white/brown sugar
2 cups of water.
Rub lemon juice all over the pears.
Add all ingredients into a pan (including the pears) and simmer.
Continue to cook, turning the pears occasionally so that they become evenly saturated.
When the pears are tender, remove and place on a serving plate.
Continue to simmer the syrup, depending on how thick you like it to be,
Pour over the pears before serving.
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