Sous vide poached pear with lemongrass, herbs and dark bitter chocolate

Ingredients

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 6 baby pears, peeled with stalks intact
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Beverages

  • 500ml of water

Store Cupboard

  • 140g of sugar
  • 180g of dark chocolate, 70%
  • 210g of egg yolks
  • 75g of sugar
  • 160g of dark chocolate, 61%
  • 160g of egg yolks
  • 320g of sugar
  • 450g of flour
  • 4g of salt

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • 1 1/2 lemon grass sticks
  • 1 bunch of coriander, chopped
  • coriander leaves

Dairy

  • 50g of butter
  • 340g of cream, whipped
  • 110g of double cream
  • 320g of butter, soft

Speciality Ingredients

  • 30g of glucose
  • 8g of gelatine, soaked in cold water
  • 300g of Valrhona neutral glaze

Bakery

  • 15g of baking powder
  • chocolate decorations