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When it comes to simple desserts, there are few things as comforting and satisfying as warm pears. Don't be deceived by the simplicity of this recipe; treated to a simple roasting, this is an elegant and flavorful way to enjoy them. Fragrant sprigs of sweet rosemary add a wonderful, yet unusually aromatic and peppery flavor to an otherwise ordinary dessert. This is also a perfect dessert for effortless entertaining -- just prepare ahead of time and pop into the oven to roast while enjoying your main course. Buy firm pears, as they maintain their shape best with heat. 6 servings Ingredients For the roasted pears: 3 large firm Bosc pears, peeled, quartered and cored 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 1/2 cup good quality honey, such as Wildflower, Orange Blossom or even Rosemary Blossom honey 2 large sprigs of rosemary, cut in half 1 cinnamon stick Strips of lemon zest from 1/2 lemon For the whipped crème fraîche: 1 6-ounce container of crème fraîche 1 teaspoon honey Good quality aged balsamic vinegar, for drizzling

What better way to have your drink than to eat it for dessert? And with a wiggle this seductive, you can’t resist this pear panna cotta: Cool and creamy, soft and silky, the pear panna cotta is wonderfully delicate, and the covering of port gelée is the perfect flavor accent, intensifying the refreshing dessert. The beauty of panna cotta lies in its ease of preparation and the pure, simple flavor of cream. Since there are so few ingredients, it is important to only use the best and purest.