BAKED PEARS WITH KUZU-RAISIN SAUCE
- 3 Anjou pears (or 1/2 pear per person)
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/2 cup spring water
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 1 teaspoon kuzu
- rice syrup (to taste)
Cut and core pears and slice in half. Put in a baking dish with apple juice, water, and raisins. Bake 20 minutes. Pour excess liquid into a saucepan, mix kuzu in cold water, add, and simmer to thicken the remaining liquid. Add rice syrup to taste while simmering. Place 1/2 pear in bowl and pour thickened liquid on top.