Poached Seckel Pears
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped crystallized ginger||2 Tablespoon|
|Seckel pears||2 Pound|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and cook over a moderate heat until syrup begins to thicken.
Wash pears (do not peel) and drop them into the hot syrup.
Cook over a low heat, basting occasionally, for about 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Remove from stove and stir in crystallized ginger.