Perfect comfort food for a cold winter's evening!


  • 3 oz pearl rice
  • ¾ pint coconut milk
  • ¾ pint cream
  • 1.5 oz caster sugar
  • 0.5 vanilla pod


  • Heat milk, cream and vanilla pod over medium heat. Put the pearl rice and sugar into a greased ovenproof dish and add the hot liquid and stir and cover with tinfoil.
  • Cook in a low oven – 140°C for an hour, stirring after half an hour
  • When the rice is soft and nearly all of the liquid has evaporated, remove from the oven.
  • Serve in a glass or steel ring and then top with the warm fruit salad.
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