Best Wine for Poaching Pears, Frangipane

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by piebird13, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. piebird13

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    I'm going to make a Frangipane and am wondering what would be the best wine to poach pears in.  I'm thinking I'm going to throw in some Star Anise and Vanilla Bean, should I go for a white or a red?
     
  2. gareth

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    Hi PieBird13,

    I do one but I use fortified wine, so a good port and a drizzle of maple syrup...yummmmm
     
  3. foodnfoto

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    Riesling is also very nice, especially if you throw in a splash of sherry too