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Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca Nectarine Pudding / Dairy-Free - Bruno Albouze - The Real Deal

Tapioca Nectarine Pudding – A dairy-free and naturally sweetened.

Serves 4 / 6.

Gavottes* (Lace Dentelle / Wafer / Dried Crepe)
0.9 cup (230g) water
3 Tbsp (45g) vegetable oil
A pinch of salt
2 ea. (60g) egg whites
2 Tbsp (40g) honey, preferably raw and unfiltered
1 ounce (30g) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (4g) corn starch
1 ea. lemon zest.
*To make this dessert vegan, don’t use gavottes.

Method
Bring to boil water, oil and salt. Meanwhile, mix egg whites, honey, starches and lemon zest. Whisk swiftly hot liquid into the egg white mixture; cool and refrigerate an hour or more. Using an offset spatula, spread into a thin and even layer on a silicone mat or greased parchment (recipe calls for 2 medium trays – (Make one at the time).

Baking
Bake a 350ºF (180ºC) for about 20 minutes or until evenly browned; rotate baking tray half way through. Store gavottes in a dry place or inside the turned off oven for a few hours before using.

Nectarine Marmalade
5 ea. (≈ 1 lb. / 450g) nectarines, rinsed, pitted and cut into small cubes
Half lemon juice
4 Tbsp (60g) honey.
Method
In a hot non-stick frying pan, cook nectarine until it soften on high; about 8 min, add lemon juice and honey – cook for a minute more and transfer marmalde in a large bowl or plate to cool off.

Lemon Verbena Infusion*
0.6 cup (150g) water
6 grams lemon verbena greens, washed
3 Tbsp (45g) honey.

Bring water to a boil, add greens and turn off heat – cover and let infuse for 6 min. Drain, cool and set aside.

*Verbena infusion (Tisane) is a tonic beverage to be taken before bed for sleeping. It is a delicious tea and can be drunk anytime as it is relaxing and soothing…

Tapioca Pudding
0.4 cup (70g) tapioca*
1 cup (250g) water.
1 can ≈ 400g coconut milk.
*Follow instructions on tapioca packaging label before starting. Some brands require different saoking procedure.

Method
Soak tapioca in water for 30 min and cook in coconut milk for 2 min. Cool to room temp. If becoming too firm, soften it up with some almond milk.

Garnishing
2 ea. nectarines, rinsed and cut into thin wedges
Mint leaves
Gavottes
Lemon verbena infusion.

Plating
Nectarine marmalade / tapioca pudding / Netarine wedges / Mint / Lemon verbena infusion. Enjoy!

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