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Pear, Port and stardust

“We are all stardust”

Carl Sagan

Stardust pears

Serves 4:
20 g stardust tea
500 ml water
4 pears
120 g sugar
100 ml Port wine
Laminated almonds and milk chocolate to serve.

Peel de pears.
Bring water and sugar to boil.
Remove from heat when boiling and add the tea.
Let it rest for 10 minutes.
Add the Port wine and bring to boil again.
Add the pears and cover.
Keep it in low heat for 30-40 minutes.
Serve with laminated almonds and milk chocolate, an ice cream scoop or a biscuit.

Stardust tea: mix of black tea, cocoa, red pepper, rose leaves and coconut.
Taste: chocolate and toffee.


18 Responses to “Pear, Port and stardust”

  1. Sara em 18 January, 2009

    Wow, this is so pretty! Looks delicious. :)

  2. anna em 18 January, 2009

    That tea sounds magnificent! And the pear is stunning.

  3. Diana em 18 January, 2009

    What a beautiful creative treat. Did you come up with it yourself?

  4. Rita em 18 January, 2009

    Leonor, ta linda essa pera! O que e que vc tem derramando nelas, e o cha-syrup concentrado? Voce espetou a pera com os amendoas? Muito criativo!

  5. Tartelette em 18 January, 2009

    I would not mind sinking my teeth into one of these…gorgeous!

  6. Amanda em 19 January, 2009

    Hee! That looks so cute. *Giggle*

  7. Rachel@fairycakeheaven em 19 January, 2009

    Wow this looks fantastic, so pretty and delicious no doubt!

  8. Mingoumango (La Mangue) em 19 January, 2009

    Oh my God, this is gorgeous ! I’m stunned by your pictures…

  9. nicisme em 19 January, 2009

    Oh my, that looks wonderful, your photos are gorgeous.
    I love what you did with those almonds – you made something simple into something extraordinary.

  10. Veggie Wedgie em 19 January, 2009

    This looks interesting!I love the name of the recipe.

  11. Caput Mundi Cibus em 19 January, 2009

    Absolutely gorgeous photos!
    Keep up the good work!

  12. MyLastBite em 19 January, 2009


  13. Joyce em 19 January, 2009

    Truly amazing! I never thought a pear could look so beautiful!

  14. Zoe Francois em 19 January, 2009

    So beautiful and whimsical!

  15. Y em 20 January, 2009

    What a delicious sounding tea, and a great way to showcase it with pear. Love that first photo.

  16. Dragon em 20 January, 2009

    Absolutely stunning!

  17. Abby em 21 January, 2009


  18. gail em 22 January, 2009

    Oh me, oh my! Absolutely gorgeous and flavourful too!!

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