Pears with Vanilla and Krokos Kozanis (saffron)
- 8 small pears, peeled
- 4 cups of water
- 1 1 / 2 cups of sugar
- 1 vanilla pod grated
- 1 slice ginger
- few Krokos Kozanis (saffron) threads
- 1 small piece of lemon peel
In a saucepan combine pears, water, sugar, vanilla pod, Krokos Kozanis, ginger and lemon peel.
Cook over low heat 30 minutes or until pears are tender, turning them 1-2 times.
Serve in bowls with the liquid of vanilla and Krokos Kozanis that was left in the pot.