tmedia
Main content

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/10564/chocolate-terrine-pears-in-red-wine

LifestyleFOOD.com.au

Chocolate Terrine Pears in Red Wine

Ingredients

  • 300g best plain chocolate

  • 300ml whipping cream

  • 30g icing sugar

  • 70g finely chopped pistachios

  • For the pears in red wine:

  • 4 whole small pears

  • 1 bottle of good red wine

  • 250g sugar

  • 2 pieces of orange peel

  • juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 2 cloves

  • 1 dessertspoon coriander seeds

Method

  • 1.

    Melt the chocolate gently in a bowl over simmering water, making sure that it does not get too hot or the that the bowl doesn’t touch the water.

  • 2.

    Gently whip the icing sugar in to the cream so that it will still pour, then whisk in the melted chocolate.

  • 3.

    Pour it into the terrine lined with cling film and even up the surface with a spatula before putting it into the fridge for at least 4 hours.

  • 4.

    When the terrine has set, remove from the mould and press the chopped pistachios all over. Wrap in cling wrap and put in the fridge until needed.

  • 5.

    To prepare the pears in red wine, peel the pears carefully, keeping the stalks on.

  • 6.

    Put all the ingredients in a large pan, bring to the boil and then simmer for about 15 minutes.

  • 7.

    Remove the pears and boil the juice hard till syrupy.

  • 8.

    Allow to cool, then pour over the pears.

  • 9.

    Serve with three slices of terrine.

» Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below

 
 

Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings