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Tetley Tea poach pears


1L Water
180 g Brown sugar
8 pods Cardamom, 5 whole and 3 crushed
2 teabags Tetley Premium Black Tea
4 Pears, ripe but firm, halved and cored with stems on
1 TBSP Freeze-dried coconut shavings
1 TBSP Coconut yogurt
1 sheet Wax paper


Pair of scissors


  1. Bring the water, sugar, Tetley Black teabags and cardamom pods to a boil.
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  3. Trim the wax paper to be able to fit over the top of the pot with a hole in the middle cut out.
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  5. Once the sugar has dissolved, place the pears into the pot and place the trimmed wax paper over the pot and allow to simmer for 15 mins.
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  7. Once the pears are tender, remove the pot from the heat and the pears from the poaching liquid, using a slotted spoon.
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  9. Place the poaching liquid back on the stove and allow to reduce, until the liquid has become a syrup consistency.
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  11. Serve the pears with a spoonful of coconut yoghurt and a dusting of freeze-dried coconut shavings, drizzled with the poaching liquid.
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Toasted Nuts can be used as a substituted for coconut shavings

Vanilla ice cream or crème fraiche can be used as a substitute for coconut yogurt