Curried Pear Soup - Instructions
To prepare the soup: In a large saucepan melt butter and add diced pears, chopped
onions, sliced leeks minced garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add flour and curry powder
and sauté until the pears become soft, about 5 minutes.
Next stir in chicken stock and dry white wine. Reduce the heat and simmer until the
soup is slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
Use an immersion blender to puree the soup - it will take about 2 to 3 minutes. You
can use a blender by adding small batches at a time or a food processor.
For the yogurt garnish: Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat add sliced scallions
and sauté until tender, about 2 minutes. Add honey and sesame oil and cook for about a