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Quick pickled pears

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for quick pickled pears.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 12
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking plus cooling, pickling
Quick pickled pears
Quick pickled pears


  • 300 ml white wine vinegar
  • 150 gm caster sugar
  • ½ tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 3 ripe but firm corella pears


  • 1
    Combine vinegar, sugar, peppercorns and 200ml water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add pears, remove from heat and set aside to cool (1-2 hours), then refrigerate until chilled (1-2 hours). Serve with <b><a href="/recipes/recipe-search/masterclass/2010/8/pork-and-chicken-liver-terrine/">terrine</a></b>. Pickles are best eaten on day of making.


Note This recipe makes about 1 litre.

  • Author: Lisa Featherby