You Will Need
4 Litre & Cover
- 500ml dry red wine
- 1/3 cup caster sugar
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 vanilla bean split
- 2 whole star anise
- Lemon rind cut into fine julienne
- Peel pears leaving the stem intact.
- Add all of the ingredients to the 4 litre and bring to a gentle simmer.
- Place the pears in the wine, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
- Serve with vanilla bean icecream or mascarpone and icing sugar and berries to garnish.