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  Poached Pears With Orange Juice

4 Pears
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup freshley squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup water
1 to 2 tsp grated orange zest


Peel pears cut into halves or quarters cut out cores.
In a saucepan heat sugar orange juice & water over a medium heat.
Add the pears & bring to simmer reduce heat to low & continue simmering for 15 mins or until pears are tender.
Remove pears & orange zest.
Simmer the syrup for 5 mins longer, then combine pears & syrup & chill thoroughly.
Serve with ice-cream or cream of your choice.

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