Fresh and boozy sorbet with Italian Grappa and summer pears
Place the sugar and water in a pan and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes
Add quartered pears and continue to simmer for 5 minutes
Add the juice and lemon zest of one lemon. Add the grappa. Puree in a blender.
Let stand for 10 minutes
Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours
Pour into pre-cooled gelato maker and follow the instructions on your machine.
Take the remaining lemon. Remove the zest and place in a cup. Add a teaspoon of sugar. Cover and place in the freezer.
Sprinkle the lemon zest over the sorbet just before serving.