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Pear And Strawberry Compote

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Ingredients
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 4
  Whole cloves 8
  Lemon 1 , quartered
  Pears 8 , peeled, halved and cored (Not So Ripe)
  Strawberries 2 Pint, rinsed, hulled and drained
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, stir the sugar in water and cook until the sugar is dissolved.
2) Stir in the cinnamon, cloves, and lemon pieces, then simmer covered for 30 minutes.
3) Stir in the pears and gently simmer in the poaching syrup until tender.
4) Allow the pears to cool in the syrup.
5) In a bowl, thoroughly combine the strawberries, cooled pears and 2 cups poaching syrup.
6) Cover the compote and refrigerate until chilled.

SERVING
7) Spoon into serving dishes with some poaching syrup and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Poached
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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