PEARS IN RED WINE
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 litre of red wine
|Place the pears in boiling water for 2 – 3 mins then remove from the water and place under the cold tap.|
When the pears are suffiently cooled remove the peel.
Meanwhile put the sugar, wine, water and cinnamon stick in a pan over a medium heat when it starts to boil add the pears and simmer slowly until the pears become soft.
When the pears have softened remove them from the liquid and place them in a glass bowl.
Leave the liquid simmering a bit longer until it reduces then pour over the pears.
Can be served warm or cooled in the fridge.