Pears baked in White Wine

(Serves 4)


  1. Place pears, cut side uppermost, in a casserole dish.
  2. Drizzle syrup over pears.
  3. Pour wine around pears.
  4. Add vanilla pod to wine.
  5. Bake at 180C/350F/Mark 4 until the pears are cooked (15-20 mins.).
  6. Place pears in serving dish.
  7. Concentrate the wine until it resembles a light syrup.
  8. Remove vanilla pod and pour resulting syrup over pears.
  9. Chill before serving.