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Baesook from the Korean royal court

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Desserts, Drinks, Sweets and savories
Cuisine Baby toddler food, gluten free, International, Korean, Medicinal, One pot, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 4


The fruit

  • 400 gram pear Nashi pear if available
  • 10-20 Black pepper

For the syrup

  • 3.5 cups drinking water
  • 15 gram fresh ginger root
  • 3 tbsp Sugar/brown sugar

to garnish

  • pear a few fresh slices
  • 1 tbsp pine kernels pine nuts


  • Peel and slice the Pears.
  • Pierce a few peppercorns into each slice.
    pears studded with pepercorns
  • Into a saucepan, water, rawsugar and ginger and bring it to a rolling boil
  • Reduce the heat and add the pear slices.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes till the pear infuses the syrup
  • Remove from heat and serve warm.
  • Garnish with fresh pear slices and pinenuts to serve.


The pears will not carry much taste. So choose to have or not as per your taste.
You could serve this chilled on any warm day.. it is delicious.
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