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Spicy Ginger Pears en Pillowette

This recipe list is for one packet.  Multiply per person you will serve :)

1/2 Medium-large Pear
1/2 Tsp Fresh grated Ginger Root
1/4 - 1/2 Tsp Dry Rooibos tea or any other red tea
1/8 Tsp Fresh ground Black Pepper
1/2 Tsp Raw Cane Sugar
1/4 Tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 Tsp Unsalted Butter

~Mascarpone Almond Cream~

8 oz Mascarpone Cheese
1 C Heavy Whipping Cream
2 Tbsp Honey
1 Tbsp Dark Rum
1/4 Tsp Almond Extract

SPECIAL TOOLS - Parchment Paper

Preheat oven to 410f

For the pear packets start by ccutting out as many 12" parchment paper rounds as you will need.  Grate ginger then core and slice pears.  Assemble by stacking pear slices in a small pile in the center of your parchment then sprinkling with tea, pepper, sugar and ginger.  Add lemon juice and dot with butter.  Fold up the edges of the parchment round and twis to seal closed.  Place in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

While the pears poach, make your cream.  In a medium bowl, combine Mascarpone, Cream, Rum, Almond extract and Honey.  Whip until it reaches stif peaks.

Serve pears right out of the oven with almond cream.