Nashi pears with chocolate sauce


4 Discovered Nashi pears
1 small glass dry white wine
30 g caster sugar
100 g dark chocolate
125 ml whipping cream

Simple but oh so yummy: Nashi pears with chocolate! This dessert is a true show-stopper.


  • 1
    Peel the pears and cut in half. Remove the core from the halves.
  • 2
    Place the pear halves in a pan and drizzle with the white wine. Sprinkle with the sugar. Cook the pears on a low heat. Turn off the heat when cooked, but keep the pears warm.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat the whipping cream in a saucepan until just below boiling point. Remove the pan from the heat and melt the chocolate in the hot cream. Stir the chocolate sauce with a whisk.
  • 4
    Drain the pears, reserving the cooking liquid. Pour the cooking liquid into the chocolate sauce and mix well.
  • 5
    Pour the chocolate sauce over the pears. Serve while the pears are still warm for the best flavour.
  • 6
    TIP: Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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