Poached pears with cinnamon pannacotta

Recipe from: 7/8/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • PEARS
  • 4
    pears
  • 750
    ml
    bottle good red wine
  • 4
    cloves
  • few sticks of cinnamon
  • 5
    ml
    grated nutmeg
  • 1
    orange, the peel
  • 1
    vanilla pod
  • 30
    ml
    cocoa
  • ORANGE AND WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE
  • 100
    g
    good quality white chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 0.50
    orange, the grated peel
  • CINNAMON AND CHOCOLATE PANNACOTTA
  • 30
    ml
    gelatine
  • 300
    ml
    cream
  • 300
    ml
    milk
  • 30
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 15
    ml
    cinnamon
  • 50
    g
    milk chocolate, broken into pieces
 

Method

 
PEARS
Peel the pears, leaving the stems intact and place in a small saucepan.
Add the remaining ingredients and poach for 45 minutes over medium heat.
SAUCE
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and add the orange rind.
PANNACOTTA
Dissolve the gelatine in 30 ml hot water.
In a separate saucepan, bring the cream and milk to the boil and add the gelatine.
Stir in the sugar, cinnamon and chocolate until smooth.
Pour into four ramekins and refrigerate for six hours or overnight.
To serve, turn out pannacotta on each plate alongside a poached pear, drizzle with the orange and white chocolate sauce.
 

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