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Rosewater Rice Pudding with Rhubarb and Cardamom Compote

This simple and comforting rice pudding is flavoured with a touch of rosewater and is topped with a rhubarb compote and pistachio.

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Samuel & Samantha Clark

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Rice pudding gently perfumed with rosewater is wonderful and perfect with the sharpness of the rhubarb compote.

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For the rice pudding:
butter, for greasing
100g pudding rice
70g caster sugar
2 tsp rosewater
zest of 1 lemon
1 ltr whole milk
2 tbsp finely ground pistachios
For the rhubarb and cardamom compote:
400g rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 2–3cm chunks, depending on thickness
100g caster sugar
5 cardamom pods, seeds finely ground
50ml water

Essential kit

You will need: a 25cm round baking dish.

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Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/gas 2 and generously grease a 25cm round baking dish with butter.

Mix all the rice pudding ingredients together and pour into the greased baking dish. Bake for 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours, until a skin has formed on top and the rice is tender.

While the rice pudding bakes, put all the compote ingredients into a medium saucepan and cook over a medium heat for 12–15 minutes, until the rhubarb is soft. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

Serve the compote with the rice pudding. Delicious warm or cold.

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A celebration of Spanish and North African flavours, Moro Easy takes its cue from the laid-back approach to cooking that underpins each of these cuisines, leaving the hard work to simple, seasonal produce and simplified but impactful flavour pairings. Starting as it means to go on with a chapter of delicious morsels on toast (think slow-cooked minty courgettes with a sliver of nutty jamón and a generous drizzle of olive oil), Moro Easy moves on to recipes for egg and dairy-based dishes, simple salads, easy vegetables, rice, grains and pulses, fish, meat, one-pot recipes and simple desserts. At once simple and stylish, this versatile collection of 120 sun-soaked recipes not only promises ideas for quick lunches and simple suppers but can be relied on for plenty of inspiration for your next dinner party menu too.

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