Mahallabi Syrian Milk Pudding

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Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

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Chef Abu Mouaz kindly contributed this special Syrian milk pudding, made with cornflour and traditionally eaten at weddings and during the winter months. It’s a light and delicate dish and makes me think of a Middle Eastern panna cotta - fragrant with rosewater, with a little bit of salt to bring out the sweetness (according to Abu). It may seem very simple to make, but believe me when I say that is simply exquisite, especially when topped with whipped cream, fresh fruits a