Pickled Pears

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Another pickle that’s great for Christmas

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time35 mins

 300ml cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
 400g granulated sugar
 25g fresh root ginger , bash it to bring out the flavour
 cinnamon stick
 1 tsp allspice berries
 2 star anise
 1 chilli chopped
 1kg small, firm Conference pears
 1tsp cloves

1

Put all the ingredients except the pears and cloves into a pan

2

Cook on a low heat mixing constantly until the sugar has dissolved

3

Once it’s disolved , bring the pan to the boil then reduce to a simmer.

4

While it’s simmering, peel the pears with the stalks still on.

5

Push 2 cloves into each pear and place into the pan.

6

Gently simmer until they are cooked through but not too soft.

7

Use a slotted spoon to remove the pears from the hot vinegar mix and place them into warm sterilised jars

8

Boil up the syrup for 5 minutes and then pour into the jars

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Ingredients

 300ml cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
 400g granulated sugar
 25g fresh root ginger , bash it to bring out the flavour
 cinnamon stick
 1 tsp allspice berries
 2 star anise
 1 chilli chopped
 1kg small, firm Conference pears
 1tsp cloves

Directions

1

Put all the ingredients except the pears and cloves into a pan

2

Cook on a low heat mixing constantly until the sugar has dissolved

3

Once it’s disolved , bring the pan to the boil then reduce to a simmer.

4

While it’s simmering, peel the pears with the stalks still on.

5

Push 2 cloves into each pear and place into the pan.

6

Gently simmer until they are cooked through but not too soft.

7

Use a slotted spoon to remove the pears from the hot vinegar mix and place them into warm sterilised jars

8

Boil up the syrup for 5 minutes and then pour into the jars

Pickled Pears

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