Friday, May 24, 2013

Most unlikely dessert

At the Vietnamese restaurant they post the daily specials by slipping pieces of paper under the glass tabletop.  The dessert special sounded awful -- black-eyed pea pudding -- but my adventurous daughter-in-law wanted some anyway.  Then she was gracious enough to offer generous tastes all around the table.

It was magnificent, smooth and lumpy at the same time like a rice or tapioca pudding, rich with coconut and cream.  Wow!  Wish I had the recipe, if only to dismay my dinner guests with the description before they tasted the dessert.

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