Vanilla Pears

Pears with Vanilla and Krokos Kozanis (saffron)


(4 servings)

  • 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.

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