Pears Belle-Helene

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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  • 6 pears
  • 360 g (12¾ oz/1⅔ cups)


  1. Peel the pears, leaving the stalks attached. Slice a small piece off the base of each pear so it sits flat, then remove the core, using a small knife.
  2. Use a saucepan large enough to hold all the pears or cook them in two batches. Put the sugar, cinnamon sticks and cloves in the pan along with 750