Dry fry the diced bacon in pan over gentle heat for 5-10 minutes til golden brown.
Stir in onion and cook for 5 minutes til pale golden.
Stir the cabbage, garlic, caraway seeds and the water into the pan. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
Season well, then add the pears, lemon juice, red wine and vinegar. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes. Stir in honey.
If there is too much cooking liquid remove the lid and allow to reduce. Adjust seasoning to taste. Serve sprinkled with caraway seeds and snipped fresh chives.
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