Mom bought huge pears from the market today and since it had been a lazy Sunday, decided to get busy in the kitchen.
Ok, not really busy cuz it’s pretty easy to prepare this.
pssst.. please don’t ask about measurement as I really prepared this without measurement. Just some estimation 😁
Throw in sugar, spice (I used cinnamon, star anise and cloves) into a pot of water. Let it boil.
While waiting for it to boil, slice the pear and rub it with lemon, so it won’t brown later own. science-nerd fact: acid in lemon slows down oxidation process 😁
Once it boils, add the pear in it and let it simmer under slow heat. Simmer until the pear softens. Halfway through this, I remembered that I have some berry juice, so I added that in. I guess you can also add other fruits or flavouring like Ribena?
When the pear has softened, it’s ready to be served.