Grace your table with this delicious dessert, enhanced with the flavors of lemon, cinnamon and saffron.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Yield: 4 x pears
Combine honey, saffron and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Peel, quarter and core pears. Cut each quarter in half. Add pears to syrup. Reduce heat. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.
To make ricotta cream, place ricotta, sour cream, honey, cinnamon, and lemon zest in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Serve warm or cold poached pears with ricotta cream.
* For sweeter pears, prior to cooking, add more honey to the saffron mix.
Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.
Note: This recipe's ingredients have been adjusted from the original Australian measures to the U.S. measures.