4 pears (peeled and cut in half)
150 gm caster sugar
70 gm butter
50 ml cream
1 vanilla bean (split and scrape)
5 gm sea salt
20 gm walnuts (roasted and roughly chopped)
Vanilla ice cream
1 Remove the seeds from the centre of the pear using a melon baller.
2 Place fry pan on medium heat
3 Add 20 gm of butter and pear halves flat side down. Allow pears to colour and then remove from the pan.
4 Wipe out pan and add sugar. When sugar has reached caramel colour add vanilla, butter and cream
5 Add pears back into pan and reduce heat to simmer cook for 15 minutes or until pears are just soft.
6 Remove pears and allow pears to cool a little.
7 Place pears on plate, add salt to caramel sauce, spoon over pears, sprinkle with walnuts and serve a scoop of ice cream.
Recipe created by Guillaume Brahimi