Poire a la beaujolaise is a recipe made out of tasty ripe but firm pears that re poached in Beaujolais red wine and served with a red wine and blackcurrant sauce. It is an easy recipe to make at home and perfect for special occasion or Christmas.
The red wine sauce is intense and full of flavors that will surely impress your friends and family. The pears can be poached and kept in the fridge for 48 hours and that makes for a real handy pear dessert to make in advance and bring them along to a Christmas.
in this French cooking tutorial you will learn how to make the Authentic version of the poached pears in red wine with creme de cassis
4 to 6 ripe but firm pears (suited for poaching)
1 bottle of good quality Beaujolais red wine
200 ml of crème de cassis (French blackcurrant liquor)
150 gram of granulated sugar
1 fresh vanilla bean
1 small piece of cinnamon
6 black peppercorns
1 large orange zest