Manu Fiedel's recipe for mothers' day.


  • 5 Beurre Bosc pears

  • ½ bottle port

  • ½ bottle red wine

  • 250gr Sugar

  • Cinnamon stick

  • Star anise

  • Corianader seeds

  • Orange zest

  • Vanilla bean


  • 1.

    Place the sugar, cinnamon, star anise, coriander seeds, scraped vanilla bean and orange zest in a pot, add the port and red wine and put on a medium heat.

  • 2.

    Peel the pears and submerge in the pot fully.

  • 3.

    Using baking paper cut out a round circle with a small hole in the middle. Cover the poached pears to stop the evaporation.

  • 4.

    Simmer for one hour.

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