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How to cook whiskey infused pu'er poached pears

Cook Whiskey Infused Pu'er Poached Pears

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Tea journeys makes a whisky infused pu'er tea I use to highlight the mellow attributes in Asian pears.

Tea journeys makes a whisky infused pu'er tea I use to highlight the mellow attributes in Asian pears.

Peel and core the pears. I like to leave the stems on, they look really nice this way.

Peel and core the pears. I like to leave the stems on, they look really nice this way.

In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. turn off the flame, drop in the tea cake and let it steep for 5 minutes.

In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. turn off the flame, drop in the tea cake and let it steep for 5 minutes.

After the earthy tea has brewed, turn on the flame with a low heat and stir in the sugar until it dissolves.

After the earthy tea has brewed, turn on the flame with a low heat and stir in the sugar until it dissolves.

Remove the tea, the tea disks stayed together pretty well but a few leaves did get loose. I strained them before poaching the pears.

Remove the tea, the tea disks stayed together pretty well but a few leaves did get loose. I strained them before poaching the pears.

Pour in 1tbsp of whisky (or a little more if you want :)). I like the rich flavor of Johnny walker.

Pour in 1tbsp of whisky (or a little more if you want :)). I like the rich flavor of Johnny walker.

Gently place the pears, stems up, in the brew. Being to a boil, cover, then let summer for 40 minutes.

Gently place the pears, stems up, in the brew. Being to a boil, cover, then let summer for 40 minutes.

I love pretty glasses! I choose a large red wine glass for my poached pears.

I love pretty glasses! I choose a large red wine glass for my poached pears.

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  • 4.0 Asian pears
  • 1.0 Whisky infused pu'er tea cake by tea journeys
  • 3.0c Water
  • 1/4c Rock sugar
  • 1.0Tbsp Whisky