As you know we love food in The Mad House, but I especially love home cooked food and when the gorgeous and extremely talented Vanessa Kimbell put a shout out on twitter for recipe testers for her new, exciting and innovative cook book Prepped, so I put up my hand like I did back when I was in school and opted for the rice pudding.
- 1 litre whole milk
- 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways
- 50g Vanilla Sugar
- 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
- Pinch of salt
- 60g butter
- 150g Arborio rice
2 Put all the above ingredients into an ovenproof casserole dish, stir well and pop it into the oven for 2 hours in total. After 30 minutes, open the oven door and stir it all again.
3 When it’s time for the pudding to come out, it’s not always set as firmly as you would like, so you must leave it for a good hour. It will carry on absorbing the liquid and thicken up more.
Just look at it, it was divine. Now you may now know this, but MadDad is a rice pudding expert having grown up on a dairy farm and he gave this a real thumbs up.
A real comfort food and I we loved it. I can not wait until the book is out to try out more of Vanessa’s recipes.