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Friday, December 11, 2009

Arroz Con Leche (Con Coco, Canela y Fresa)



After reading the Mexico City series and picking up on my food-poisoning/traveler's sickness references, it shouldn't be shocking to learn that we've been eating a lot of rice post-mini vacation. An entire 2 cups of white rice was prepared first thing Tuesday night for dinner, and taking a small serving from it, we had a lot of white rice left over. And so I made this little concoction, a spin on my mother's arroz con leche. She normally makes it with cinnamon sticks, milk, rice and sugar. I mixed in shredded coconut and powdered cinnamon because I didn't have sticks, and some strawberries which made the milk taste like Nestle Strawberry milk! That's kind of "gross kid" of me... but all in all, it was quite delicious.

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