1 kg pears, peeled, cleaned, sliced
200 ml Marsala wine or sweet Sherry or Tokaj
2-4 tbsp honey
1/2 tsp cumin seeds, crushed
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp olive oil
Pears are cooked in wine, honey, cumin, soy sauce and olive oil. Broken, mixed with beaten eggs. Pour into a buttered baking dish and bake 30 minutes at 180 C. Sprinkle with pepper. * Original Apitsius: Put in a mortar cooked pears and crushed them with black pepper, cumin, honey, passum (very sweet wine boiled wort), liquamen (savory sauce) and a little olive oil. After adding eggs make them Patina (zapenkanka) and sprinkle with pepper.