3 green pears - Peel the pears; either all of the skin or peel to create a pattern as you like. Leave the stem intact. 1 tsp saffron threads 3-4 small sticks of cinnamon 1/2 lemon - squeeze the juice out and peel the skin into small pieces 1/4 cup white/brown sugar 2 cups of water.
Rub lemon juice all over the pears.
Add all ingredients into a pan (including the pears) and simmer.
Continue to cook, turning the pears occasionally so that they become saturated evenly.
When the pears becomes tender, remove and place on a serving plate.
Continue simmering the syrup, depending on how thick you like the syrup to be.
Pour the syrup on top of the pears before serving.