Recipe for Dinner.
Fried Coconut Cream Delight.
SERVES 6 450 ml 10 oz/1/2 cup coconut milk or water and desiccated coconut (see method)
65 g/2/ oz/ 5 tbsp butter 225 g/8 oz/ 2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour.
Salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 ml/1 tsp sugar.
4 egg yolks.
50 ml/2 oz/2 tbsp white rum 225 g/8 oz/1/2 cup mixed desiccated (shredded) coconut and breadcrumbs Oil, for deep-frying Lettuce leaves.
Either use the coconut milk or boil 600 ml/1 pt/1/2 cups water with 75 g/3 oz/ 1 cup desiccated coconut. Liquidize, then strain. Heat 25 g/1 oz/1/2 tbsp of the butter in a saucepan, add 30 ml/2 tbsp of the flour and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Gradually stir in the coconut milk and simmer until thick.