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Stuffed Pear with Arbutus
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|Stuffed Pear with Arbutus|
4 Asian pears, tops cut off, cores removed
1 cup arbutus, each fruit cut in half
1/4 cup olive or pine nuts, toasted in dry fry pan
1/2 cup rock sugar, small white crystals
1. Put pears in individual heat-proof Chinese soup bowls.
2. Divide yang mei evenly and put one-quarter into each pear cavity.
3. Mix nuts and rock sugar, and divide that evenly into each pear cavity; then put the bowls into a steamer over boiling water for half an hour.
4. Then reduce heat so that water barely simmers, and steam for another hour; then remove the bowls and serve one bowl to each person.