Wipe the fruit and remove any dark petals from the ends. Peel and cut into four and remove the hard cores.
Put into a pan with the other ingredients and bring to the boil, turn the heat down to a simmer for about 45 minutes or when the fruit is tender (test with a thin pointed skewer).
With a slotted spoon remove the fruit to a glass bowl and reduce the juices to a thin syrup. P