Poached Apples with Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

Recipe taken from France: The Cookbook

Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking: 25 minutes

Serves: 6 people


4 cups milk

½ vanilla bean, split

Scant 1¼ cups short-grain rice

½ cup superfine sugar


Bring the milk to the boil in a pan with the vanilla bean, then add the rice.

Cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes, or until tender.

Remove from the heat, discard the vanilla bean and gently mix in the sugar with a fork.

Serve warm or cold.