2 cups Water
1 cup Dry White Wine
3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
2 tablespoons Meyer Lemons juice
2 Star Anise
1 Canela (Cinnamon Sticks) (2 inches)
1 Ginger Root sliced (2 inches)
4 Korean Pears
3/4 pound Papaya diced
14 ounces Organic Mango diced
Bring first 7 ingredients to boil in heavy large saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
Peel and core pears. Cut pears in half. Add to syrup. Add enough water to cover pears. Cover pan; simmer until pears are tender, about 40 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer pears to bowl. Increase heat; boil liquid until reduced to 3/4 cup, about 25 minutes. Strain syrup; pour over pears. Chill until cold. (Can be made 2 days ahead and chilled.) When ready to serve, garnish the pears with the papaya and mango.