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Pears baked in seasalt

This dish is inspired by baked potatoes. The sea salt concentrates the pear flavour and gives the flesh a savoury, slightly salty taste. Ideal as a basis for a dish of a savoury nature.

Pears baked in seasalt

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Ingredients

10

 

Conference pears, or other eating pears

1.5

kg

coarse sea salt

50

g

sugar

Preparation method

  • Place the pears in a suitable pan or oven dish and completely cover with sea salt.
  • Bake in an oven at 190°C for about an hour until soft and cooked through.
  • Take them out of the salt and remove the peel and core.
  • Finely grind in a blender and add some sugar.

Serving suggestions

  • As a basic ingredient in a pear sorbet with a savoury character, e.g. to accompany goose liver.
  • Turn into a roasted pear panna cotta.
  • As a vegetable garnish. Mix with a little butter and it combines wonderfully with main courses containing game and poultry, as well as pan-fried pike perch.

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