Mauritian Pudding Maïs (Sweet Polenta Cake)

“Pudding maïs” is a Mauritian staple sweet treat. This tea time snack is loved by both adults and children alike and is an amazingly easy treat to make with only a handful of ingredients.

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This treat brings back so many wonderful memories of my primary school days with my sister. We used to get small triangular slices of this pudding as an afternoon snack from the street vendors. Mauritians are very attached to this delicious treat and relish it with their afternoon cup of tea.

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“Pudding maïs” is a dish that requires very few ingredients but lots of patience (and elbow grease). Some people also like to add soaked raisins (sultanas) in the pudding or to top it with almond flakes. I also like my “pudding maïs” less on the sweet side but you can make it as sweet as you like.

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Enjoy!

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Easy Pear, Lemon & Blueberry cake

If you are not big on baking or you are just lazy like me, then this cake is for you.

As we wrap up 2016, I decided to reflect on all the things that I accomplished this year. I told myself that instead of writing down New Year’s resolutions (that I’ll realistically never accomplish), I would focus on the things that I have already started and take it a notch further.

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