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Soft Stewed Pears

Recipe by Jennifer Marshall-Craig

Pretty, Proper Method – Serves 4

Quick and Easy Method - Serves 2


4 Pears
2-3 cups Riesling Wine
1-2 cups water
1-2 Tbsp. Butter
15 oz. Canned Pears (Preferably in natural juice)
15 oz. Riesling Wine
1 Tbsp. Butter

Om morue ghestofde peren te bereyden schelse ende laet die schellen aen blij uen ende doetse te wijer met die drie del wijns ende dat derden del waters ende een luttel vorsser boteren ende laetse sieden tot dat sij moru sijn ende dan dijnse jn een schalle of schotellen metten stele op warts met vat naets daer sij jn ghesoden sijn ende sukerse bouen.

Peel them, but leave the peelings attached. Put htem on the fire with two parts wine and the third part water, and a little fresh butter. Let them boil until they are soft. Then serve them in a dish or platter with the stalk upward with some of the fluid in which they were boiled, and sprinkle sugar on top.

Published: 2013-07-02