- Pinch of cumin
- Sweet white wine
- Olive oil or butter
- Pear liquid
- Egg yolks
- Wash pears, peel and steam in water till soft.
- Drain and reserve liquid. Remove the pear cores, and quarter them.
- Put the pieces into a pot, and season with cinnamon, cumin, honey, sweet white wine, olive oil or butter and the pear liquid from the steaming pan.
- Simmer gently for a few minutes.
- Thicken liquid with well beaten yolks.
- Serve hot with a sprinkling of nutmeg.