Rice pudding with soft spices

A rice pudding with soft spices like cardamom, cloves, cinnamon but also vanilla! It’s really good, moist and the coconut milk brings an exotic character to this dessert  Try it and you will see 

It’s up to you!

In two words:

"let’s drown together the sorrows of ten thousand generations"

To Start...

difficulty easy
preparation– 5’
cooking - 7’ (on the heat) + 17’ (in the oven)
serves - 5  


  • 100gr of rice
  • ½ cup of coconut milk
  • 1 + ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon of mascarpone cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 clove
  • 1/3 of a stick of cinnamon
  • ½ vanilla pod
  • the zest of a lime


  • Preheat the oven at 180°C
  • Crash the cardamom pods with the back of a knife
  • Add in a small/medium size pan going into the oven:
    • the cardamom
    • the clove
    • the stick of cinnamon
  • Heat-up the pan and roast the spices in order to help them release their aromas
  • Slice the vanilla pod in half and remove the seeds
  • In the pan going to the oven, add:
    • the coconut milk
    • the milk
    • the heavy cream
    • the sugar
    • the vanilla seeds
    • the zest of half a lime
  • Heat-up the pan a little bit to help the spices release their perfumes and melt the sugar
  • Add the rice and continue to heat-up the pan in low heat but continue to stir from time to time with a wooden spoon
  • Cook for 5’
  • During this time, prepare the ingredient that lift the pudding in another level
  • Stir well with a whisk the egg yolk
  • Add the mascarpone cheese and continue to stir with the whisk until a fine cream is formed
  • When the 5’ are over, take the pudding off heat and add the mix egg/mascarpone
  • Stir everything together with the wooden spoon
  • Put the pan back on heat and cook for 2’ but keep stirring everything together
  • Sprinkle the rest of the zest of the lime on top
  • Place the pan into the oven and bake for 17’, at the end the surface of the pudding will be golden in places and the rice will be quite creamy
  • Enjoy!


This is a pudding coming from a recipe of the British Chef Gordon Ramsay! And it’s very good! Please note that the recipe comes at the 8th minute or so!th minute !

o-o C'est si bon ! o-o

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