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Wood Fired Vanilla Rice Pudding

One of the ultimate comfort foods for those that love it- this luxurious recipe will even convert those who don’t! Try making this a day or two before in cooled temperatures, then reheating at pizza cooking temperatures to get a beautiful sugary skin on top.


  • 150g Pudding Rice
  • 400g Milk
  • 400g Cream
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 25g Butter
  • ½ a vanilla pod, seeds scraped
  • 2 tbsp Roughly chopped Pistachio’s (optional)


Firstly you will need to get your wood fired oven to it’s optimum temperature, then maintain at around 160°c.

Next, mix all the ingredients together in a heavy bottomed casserole dish, cover with baking parchment and a lid and pop in your wood fired oven for 1 hour.

When ready to serve, put the rice pudding in the oven proof serving dishes, cover with foil and pop into a hot oven for 5 minutes.

Finally, remove the foil, sprinkle with Demerara sugar, and return uncovered to the oven for 3 minutes, or until the skin has browned. Serve with chopped pistachios and prune compote.

Prune & Pear Compote

Great winter ingredients come together amazingly in this easy compote recipe. Try it spooned on top of your baked rice pudding, or alongside a pannacota or posset for a cold evening dessert.


  • 125g Prunes, chopped
  • 1 Pear, peeled, cored and chopped
  • ½ Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Tbsp Soft Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • Squeeze of lemon juice


For this compote, you will need your oven at baking temperature which is anywhere from 140-160°c.

Place all the ingredients in a pan, cover with baking parchment and leave in the residual heat of the oven for 30minutes.

The compote can be served immediately, or reheated when needed.

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