I was sitting there with cold extremities; nose, hands and and icicle-like toes . It hadn’t stopped raining for the past 2 weeks and I was trying to find ways of keeping warm. Hot savoury dishes had been served and wolfed down in minutes. I had even found ways of adding more spice and chilies to my dishes (sssshhhh, don’t tell anyone!). But sometimes, a sweet treat is called for. Not just to warm you up, but to bring some sweet contentment to the tum.
I was determined to make something that relied on the ingredients I had in the fridge and store cupboards. I daren’t go out again in the howling wind and rain – Mother Nature had clearly won that battle.
With a quick visit to BBC Good Food and a slight adaptation to the recipe, I had the perfect remedy. Here is my version of a Warm Blueberry and Coconut Pudding. I do insist you take this warm. Serving it cold will not work the same magic. I guarantee you.
If you wanted to be a tad more indulgent, you could serve some cold crème fraîche with the pudding.
I should really stop complaining about the cold. Tomorrow I’ll have a respite as we head to warmer climes. We are starting our Christmas/Birthday celebrations early by going to sunny Cambodia and Vietnam. Can I tell you that I am just a tad excited?
What puddings do you take during the Winter season? Please tell me in the comments below!
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