Poached Pears with Blackberries

4 medium pears
1 lemon – grated zest and juice
250g blackberries
300 ml apple juice
50g sugar

1. Peel pears leaving whole with stalks on. Put in pan with lemon zest and juice, apple juice, sugar and half the blackberries.
2. Heat until simmering and cook with lid on for 20 minutes.
3. Remove pears from liquid, and either leave whole or halve and remove cores. Put pears in dishes, and strain liquid into another pan. Boil to reduce a little, then add remaining blackberries and pour over pears
4. Serve warm or cold with crème fraiche

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