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Poached Pears with Puff Pastry

December 24, 2011

Poached Pear Puff Pastry

Poached Pears with Puff Pastry

Once the temperature starts dropping my body starts craving savory, and hearty dishes like stews, braised meats, and poached fruit. I cannot not eat. It’s like my body own way of telling me that it’s time to start packing on the calories and getting ready to hibernate.

Poached Pear

The beauty of a poached pear is it’s simplicity. Standing there unclothed, blushing a brilliant ruby color in a pool of sweet nectar. It’s almost classy but yet seductive at the same time. From the moment your fork pierces the soft flesh of the pear, there’s no going back. That first bite just melts in your mouth and playfully provokes a craving for more.

To cut through that soft, sweet richness, the pears are en-robed in a light and flaky puff pastry. The brings the simple poached pear to another level. You get juicy, melt-in-your-mouth pear with a crispy and flaky pastry.

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Garnish with orange zest and mint leaves. & Serve with a side of vanilla ice cream!

Poached Pear with Puff Pastry
Or enjoy alone!


Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.


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