Lime and Coconut Sago Puddings with Red Papaya and Coconut Wafers

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Preparation info
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in
Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

  • About

This dessert looks to our neighbours in South East Asia for its flavour and texture. Sago or tapioca is a common ingredient in Asian sweetmeats. This starch has the appearance of tiny white pearls; these soften but hold their shape with cooking, having no inherent flavour but acting as a textural carrier and thickening agent.

Coconut sugar is similar to palm sugar as it comes in block form and is caramel in colour but it has an intense coconut flavour. It is available from Asian foo