Sesame-crisp pear with sake-poached cranberries and miso ice cream.
For the pear: 9 ounces all-purpose flour 5 ounces light brown sugar 3 ounces coconut flakes, toasted 2 ounces white sesame seeds, toasted 2 ounces black sesame seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger Zest of 1 orange 1 tablespoon Maldon[R] salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 12 ounces butter, chilled and cubed 3 ripe Bartlett pears For the ice cream: 3 ounces granulated sugar 5 ounces white miso 5 ounces honey 1/4 teaspoon salt 11 ounces milk 1 egg yolk. 3 cups heavy cream For the cranberries: 8 ouncessake 2 1/2 ounces granulated sugar 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 ounces cranberries For the garnish: Micro mint Mint Oil
For the pear: In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, coconut, sesame seeds, cinnamon, ginger, orange zest Noun 1. orange zest - tiny bits of orange peel
orange peel, orange rind - the rind of an orange and salt. Cut in butter by hand until coarse crumbs form. Cover and refrigerate re·frig·er·ate
tr.v. re·frig·er·at·ed, re·frig·er·at·ing, re·frig·er·ates
1. To cool or chill (a substance).
2. To preserve (food) by chilling. four hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Halve pears lengthwise length·wise
adv. & adj.
Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.
Adj. 1. lengthwise and scoop out Verb 1. scoop out - hollow out with a scoop; "scoop out a melon"
core out, hollow out, hollow - remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
2. core. Completely cover cut sides with sesame seed mixture and press to pack tightly. Place pears cut-side up in a pan just large enough to hold them. Bake until tender and sesame topping is deep golden brown, about 40 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes before serving.
For the ice cream: In saucepan, combine sugar, miso (Multiple Inputs Single Output) Pronounced "my-so," it is the use of multiple transmitters and a single receiver on a wireless device to improve the transmission distance. See MIMO. , honey, salt and milk. Stirring constantly, bring to scald. In bowl, place yolks. Using hand-held immersion blender, mix while adding hot milk mixture. Whisk in cream. Set aside over ice water bath to chill. Divide among Pacojet containers and freeze. Three hours before serving, process ice cream according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. manufacturer's instructions. Set aside in freezer.
For the cranberries: In saucepan, combine sake, sugar, vanilla, honey and salt. Over high heat, bring mixture to boll. Cook until reduced by half, about eight minutes. Lower heat to simmer and add cranberries. Cook two minutes, stirring occasionally. Cover and refrigerate. To serve: Spoon cranberries on plate. Slice pear in half crosswise and arrange on plate. Place quenelle que·nelle
A ball or dumpling of finely chopped meat or seafood bound with eggs and poached in stock or water.
[French, from German Knödel, from Middle High German, diminutive of knode of ice cream alongside. Garnish with micro mint, and mint Oil.
Riesling Auslese, Bernkasteler Doctor Dr. Thanisch Mosel, Germany 2002