Here’s an eighteenth century twist on a seasonal classic, involving good winter pears and a pint of port.
Tag: pear dessert
Brigitte Webster Makes ‘Spiced Pear Pie’ (via Thomas Dawson)
This modern take on Thomas Dawson’s C16th recipe is a delicious combination of pears, candied orange, sugar and spice.
Henry Howard, on Stewing Pears
Here’s a delicious-sounding, rather boozy, spicy-sweet, early C18th recipe for baking and stewing Warden pears.
Edward Lambert, on Making ‘Compote of Baked Wardens’
Here’s an eighteenth century take on a baked warden pear, with a dollops of apple jelly for an accompaniment.
Mary Smith, on Making ‘White Caps’
Here’s an eighteenth century recipe for an iced pear tart that sounds simple to make and delicious to eat. Enjoy!