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Bubur Pretu


This dessert made with black glutinous rice is one of the most popular in the Southeast Asian region.  This is the Cristang interpretation. Black glutinous rice, also known as black sticky rice, is the unpolished, whole grain of traditional sticky white rice, commonly served in Asian restaurants, especially Thai. Purplish black in colour, it is …

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Ras Malai


Ras Malai is a Bengali specialty – it is a dumpling made out of fresh cottage cheese boiled in light sugar syrup, called “Rasgulla”, soaked in reduced milk flavoured with saffron and cardamom, and garnished with sliced almonds and pistachios. This recipe shows us a simpler way of making this favourite sweet treat of many …

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