Stewed pear

A delicious sweet side to your winter dinners!
45 min
Serves 6 people


  • 1.5 lemons
  • 1.5 oranges
  • 1.5 kg stewing pears
  • 60 g sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cloves
  • 1.5 cinnamon sticks
  • 1150 ml red port


Step 1

Scrub the orange and lemon clean. Peel them with a vegetable peeler. 

Step 2

Then peel the pears, but leave the stalk.

Step 3

Put the pears in a casserole dish, with the orange and lemon peel. Add the red port, cinnamon sticks, cloves, bay leaves and sugar. Bring this to the boil.

Step 4

Remove the lid from the casserole dish, turn the hob down to a low heat and stew the pears for 45 mins (leaving the lid off).

Step 5

Serve the pears hot or lukewarm.

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