Spiced Chai Poached Pears


  • 700ml Filtered water
  • 170ml Canadian maple syrup
  • 200ml Spiced Bombay Chai concentrate
  • 1 Cinnamon quill
  • 3 Green cardamom pods, crushed
  • 4 Firm large pears, peeled but keep the stem in tact
  • Poach the Pears: In a saucepan over high heat, bring water, maple syrup, Chai, cinnamon and cardamom to the boil. Add the pears, reduce to medium heat and cover snugly with a lid. Simmer for 30 minutes or until soft.

  • The Syrup: Gently remove pears, set aside and bring syrup to a rolling boil for a further 20 minutes to thicken. Spoon the syrup over the pears.

  • To serve: Enjoy with either creme fraiche, coconut ice cream, granola or oatmeal porridge.