Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Tuesdays With Dorie 19: Arborio Rice Pudding (Black and White)



This week's recipe was chosen by Isabelle of Les gourmandises d'Isa, and what a great week it was! I have always thought I didn't like rice pudding, but it turns out I do! The rice puddings I have eaten before have usually been hot ones, but I really loved eating this cold. It reminded me of those Le Rice puddings I used to eat when I was little.



I found I had to cook the pudding for quite a bit longer than Dorie suggested in order to thicken it. Then, since I had decided to do half chocolate and half vanilla, I divided the pudding between two bowls. Unfortunately I wasn't paying much attention and the first bowl had most of the liquid in it, while the second just had rice with no liquid. Hence one of my puddings (the vanilla) turned out quite liquidy, while the chocolate was quite stodgy! Lesson learnt and I look forward to trying this recipe again. Next time I think I will use vanilla beans instead of vanilla extract though. I found the chocolate one quite rich too so I might even reduced the amount of chocolate next time.



Don't forget to have a look at the rest of the Tuesdays with Dorie gang!


12 comments:

Engineer Baker said...

That spoonful of chocolate rice pudding looks amazing - almost makes me wish I had made that version!

NQN said...

Love the last photo of the spoon and the pastel pink cups-are they by Robert Gordon?

Jules Someone said...

I split mine as well. Nice work!

pinkstripes said...

I agree. I love the last photo of the chocolate rice pudding and the spoon. YUM!

Tami said...

Your puddings look great! :)

Mevrouw Cupcake said...

Your little pink ramekins are the cutest!

vibi said...

I know I should comment on your great looking rice puddings (because they truly are)... but it is stronger than me, those pink ramekins are killers!
Ahhh... there are so many things I would put on my Xmas list, I'll have to control myself, really.
Beautiful!

chocolatechic said...

I heart your dish.

Maybe I could have swallowed it better if I had a pretty pink dish to eat it out of.

Bria said...

Thanks everyone! I love those little ramekins too! I can't remember where I picked them up but when I get home from my holiday I'll have a look at the brand :)

The Food Librarian said...

I can just eat that last photo. Next time, I need to try the chocolate version! Yours look great!

Teanna said...

The vanilla beans sounds like they would be fantastic in this! I love your photos!

Shari@Whisk: a food blog said...

Great job making both! yum.