Tag: spices

The Musette: Banana spiced rice pudding

Rice pudding is the Marmite of desserts. I don’t think there is a pudding that divides opinion more but it’s omnipresent in a number of cuisines.This rice pudding is cooked on the top of the stove, more like a risotto rather than baked (so… Continue Reading “The Musette: Banana spiced rice pudding”

Things about France that surprised me: the French don’t do spicy

I used to ask our French friends who I had invited round for a meal whether there was anything they (or their offspring) didn’t like to eat. They would look at me in amazement and said they ate everything. And, that’s pretty much the… Continue Reading “Things about France that surprised me: the French don’t do spicy”