In this video, Chef John teaches you how to make a brilliant and impressive fruit dessert. First, he poaches the pears in a vanilla and lemon-flavored simple syrup. Then once cooled, he dips the pears in chocolate sauce and serves them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Follow Chef John's recommendation and use Bosc pears, known for their sweetness and firm flesh. Get Chef John's recipe for Poached Pears Belle Helene.