03.06.2012 13.Siwan. 5772
There are many variations of this popular pudding made in kitchens around the globe.
Last week I was looking for a way to use up extra milk. I could have made yogurt but I wanted a dish that could easily be frozen. Rice pudding came to mind. Fortunately, I had many tempting rice puddings I could choose from.
In France I learned from restaurant chefs to prepare a souffle-like baked rice pudding with the egg whites whipped separately. Even fancier was a rice pudding baked in a caramel-coated dish. I’ve also liked a French rice pudding enriched with egg yolks and butter and topped with poached fruit glazed with jam. The most elaborate rice pudding was a classic molded dessert, riz a l’imperatrice, made with candied fruit, and, like Bavarian cream, enriched with custard and whipped cream and set with gelatin….
LIGHT AND CREAMY RICE PUDDING
SPANISH RICE PUDDING