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Turmeric Poached Pear Porridge with Pomegranate and Blueberries...

The November mornings in London have really begun to be quite chilly now (4 degrees C today!) so a warm breakfast is essential to get you out the door and keep your blood sugar balanced until lunch time.

Inspired by a version of this we ate recently at the Elder Press Cafe by the Thames in Hammersmith, we have attempted to re-create it at home and can attest it was both delicious and warming. The rich yellow colour of the turmeric infuses the outside layer of the pear's flesh and it's gentle spiced flavour is offset with the sweetness of the fruit.
Here's the recipe:-


Serves 2
3-4 pears (use the others on future mornings)
1 tbsp turmeric
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp honey (more if you like it sweeter, or add later to porridge)
3-4 cloves
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 pomegranate
handful of blueberries
drizzle of honey - optional

Peel the pears whole, combine the turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, lemon juice & honey in a small pot 1/2 filled with boiling water, add the pears, bring to s…

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