Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Baked Pineapple

Sweet 'n' spicy baked pineapple served with vanilla ice cream

We recently cooked some Vietnamese roast duck and pineapple for dinner. The baked pineapple rings were a harmonious blend of spice and sweet, and held its own in terms of texture and flavour.

My wife thought the pineapple (suitably paired with vanilla ice cream) would be a great dessert. She was right … as usual. And thus sweet ‘n’ spicy baked pineapple came to be.

Try a different, delicious and refreshing dessert at home with this easy recipe.

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Far Breton – A Deliciously Simple Dessert

Two slices of Far Breton

Whilst on holiday in Vietnam, we sampled a wonderful local delicacy “Banh Chuoi Nuong”, a dessert made using banana , bread, coconut milk and cream. This is a Vietnamese take on Far Breton, a classical dessert from the Brittany region of France.

Well having enjoyed the local version so much, I had to investigate the original dish. It is fairly easy to make, and is a creamy baked egg custard with prunes and an optional hint of rum.
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