Rose-poached pears with walnut cookies
Waitrose and Partners

Rose-poached pears with walnut cookies

An elegant, simple dessert of juicy poached pears made with aromatic rose petals and served with a crunchy walnut cookie on the side.

    Gluten freeVegetarian
  • Serves4
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time40 mins


For the walnut cookies

  • 120g Waitrose Love Life Walnuts
  • 3 Waitrose British Blacktail Medium Free Range Egg yolks
  • 25g icing sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence

For the rose-poached pears

  • 4 Waitrose Seasonal Pears
  • 600ml pomegranate juice
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp Cooks' Ingredients Pretty Rose Petals, plus 1 extra pinch
  • 6 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped pistachio nuts, to decorate
  • 1 tbsp Waitrose Pomegranate Seeds, to decorate