Poached pears with Sichuan pepper and cardamom


Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 1 tbsp of Sichuan peppercorns
  • 1 tsp green cardamom pods, lightly crushed

Store Cupboard

  • 200g of coconut sugar, or light brown sugar (Daniel adds a split vanilla pod to his sugar a few days in advance for extra flavour)

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 10 small pears, such as William, Comice or Conference


  • 25g of unsalted butter