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Vanilla Poached Pear with Lavender Custard


  • 1 pear
  • 1 tsp of vanilla bean paste (alternatively use a vanilla bean or vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Lavender Custard (see previous post)


  • Peel, core and quarter the pears. Add to a saucepan along with the vanilla bean paste, cinnamon and enough water to cover the pears. Simmer until tender.
  • Once it has cooled a little, add a good dollop of lavender custard and serve