William Pear Sorbet

Sorbet à la poire William

Preparation info

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Appears in

Cuisine of the Sun

By Roger Vergé

Published 1979

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  • 300 g (10½ oz) ripe (but on no account overripe) William pears
  • 2 lemons


  1. Peel the pears, cut them into quarters and core them. Rub the pieces of pear all over with half a lemon to keep them white.
  2. Put the quartered pears in a small saucepan with the sugar and just cover with cold water. Poach gently at a slow simmer for 10–15 minutes.
  3. Take out the pears and reduce the cooking liquid by boiling until it starts to thicken an