• 4servings
  • 25minutes
  • 591calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, D
MineralsZinc, Natrium, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 200g golden caster sugar

  2. 350ml white wine

  3. 1 lemon , zested

  4. large pinch saffron

  5. 1 vanilla pod

  6. 4 pears , Williams or Conference, peeled

  7. 150g parmesan

  8. 100g plain flour

  9. 100g oatmeal

  10. pinch salt

  11. pinch golden caster sugar

  12. 1 egg yolk

  13. 50g butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put 400ml water in a pan with the sugar, white wine, lemon zest, vanilla and saffron. Bring to a simmer and allow the sugar to dissolve. Add the pears, bring to a simmer and poach for 15 minutes, or until tender. Leave to cool in the liquid.

  2. To make the biscuits, mix the flour and oatmeal with the other dry ingredients. Add the butter and egg yolk with 1 tbsp or so of water, if necessary, to bring together.

  3. Roll out the dough very thinly and cut into any shape you fancy. Chill for 20 minutes. Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Bake the biscuits for 8-10 minutes until very lightly coloured. Cool on a wire rack. Serve the pears with the biscuits and parmesan.


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