Saffron Poached Pears


  • 4 medium pears
  • 10 cardamom pods
  • 320g sugar
  • ½ a vanilla pod
  • 1,1 g saffron
  • 1 small stick of cinnamon


  1. Peel the pears, Crush the cardamom pods.
  2. Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan, add 1 liter of water, bring to a stew and delicately poach the pears for about 2 hours. Remove from the heat, let it cool, then refrigerate overnight.
  3. Remove the pears and set them aside to come down to room temperature.
  4. Boil the syrup until it turns into a sticky glaze. Mizzle about 2 tablespoons of saffron glaze over the pears, then serve with your choice of ice cream.
  5. Enjoy
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