Asian Pear & Apple Pie

(4 servings)

Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total time: 2 hours

Every time I eat a pie for dessert it gives me that warm, fuzzy, happy feeling inside. I am not usually much of an apple eater. I know I know they say an apple a day keeps the doc away but I weighed the options and decided to take the risk :P. However, apples in a tart I devour. This past weekend I decided to make an apple and asian pear pie. I found these really fresh, organic fruits at the weekend farmers market on the Upper West side, NYC close to Lincoln Center, which were perfect for this dessert. This recipe is my take on the hearty dessert. I made a compote with the pears to complement the tartness of the sliced apples to make the pie filling. Went so well together! Hope you guys try this recipe and love it.

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