Saturday, September 30, 2006

poached pears and chocolate rice pudding






I like when desserts pairings seem to naturally fall into place. I purchased some small Barlett pears the other day from Kensington Market, so I decided to poach them with half a bottle of Riesling that I had left over from the night before. I have been wanting to make Pierre Hermé's chocolate rice pudding with caramelized rice crispies for some time now, and since I had a bunch of left over chocolate from my chocolate ginger brownies and chocolate pudding, I thought that it might be a good opportunity. I like when I have everything on hand at home. Here is the recipe for the poached pears. The chocolate rice pudding recipe can be found in Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Hermé. Pierre's chocolate rice pudding definitely did not disappoint. It was chocolatey, creamy, sweet - without being too sweet and comforting.


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7 comments:

peabody said...

I swear it must be PH weekend. I have read so many posts where they made a PH recipe.
Looks fabulous by the way.
Perhaps I should drag out my PH cookbook and get on the bandwagon this week.

Abby said...

What a classy presentation!

Jasmine said...

Oh, how wondrous!

j

Lis said...

That looks simply stunning, Sam. =)

Brilynn said...

Beautiful picture! And I'm sure that with a PH recipe it tastes just as good.

kajola said...

It looks amazing and scrumptious!

sam said...

Hi All,

Thanks for all your lovely comments. PH rocks!