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Caramelised rice pudding

From Rice-water to Caramelised rice pudding!

  Rice-water may sound humble but believe me, when it ends up as a delicious rice pudding you will want second and third helpings! In Ghana rice-water is a breakfast porridge. It is simply rice with water, simmered until the rice disintegrates and served with sugar and evaporated milk. My mum made rice water as […]

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Pattis mince and plantain tart

Patti’s plantain & mince tarts

With Christmas round the corner, I’d like to share the perfect plantain idea to treat your guests – plantain mince tarts. A mouth-watering alternative to mince pies, especially if like me you prefer them not too sweet! These tarts are soft and crumbly with just the right amount of fruity centre. Try to imagine ripe […]

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plantain chocolate truffle

Plantain chocolate truffles

Hands up who doesn’t like chocolate. Yep, thought so, not a hand to be seen. Let’s try a different one – who doesn’t like truffles? Yep, same answer… and same as me.     When it comes to truffles, I simply can’t resist (and in my world there is no such thing as just one […]

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