Baked Pears in Ginger
6 Firm Pears e.g. Comice
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
4 Pieces Stem Ginger preserved in syrup
2 Tblsp. Ginger Syrup
Peel, halve and core the pears, put in a bowl and pour the lemon juice over making sure they are well coated in the juice.
Place the pears cut side up in an ovenproof dish.
Drain the pieces of stem ginger and thinly slice.
Put the stem ginger slices, the ginger syrup and the vanilla extract in the bowl that contained the pears and mix with any left over lemon juice.
Pour the mixture over the pears, bake for 20-30 mins Gas6/200º/400º, basting occasionally until tender and golden at the edges.