Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

The green colour looks fabulous and the taste is heavenly. Serve with a raspberry coulis. Keep enough rind of the orange and lemon for garnish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring Midori, sugar, spices, rinds and water to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Peel the pears and remove the base end but leave the stem intact.
  3. Place pears in hot liquid and simmer for approximately 15mins or until cooked. Cooking time depends on how ripe the pears are.
  4. Place each pear on a dessert plate.
  5. Top each pear with 2 tablespoons reserved poaching liquid.
  6. Garnish with orange rind curls and mint sprigs.
Most Helpful

This needs at least 10 stars. The recipe was easy to make & tasted magnificent. I made a strawberry sauce that went wonderfully with it. Thanks An_Net for sharing this keeper.

Heydarl March 21, 2008