Samoa cocoa rice

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      30 min

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

  • About

The Samoans, I bet, are not as svelte as the French. I can, however, imagine them smiling a lot more at the 8am mark. This dish is a beloved breakfast in Polynesia. It is called koko alaisa and is served with a thick slice of generously buttered white bread. I imagine it to be a grandparent/grandchild sleepover pay-off, as surely parents wouldn’t indulge children like this before school. Having said that, if one looks at some of the crack chocolate breakfast artillery in our supermarkets, p