Cooking with Figs…

Fig Tartlets

Brown rice and fig tartlets

(serves 2)

(Recipe adapted from

120g brown rice, cooked

2 fresh figs, sliced 

1/2 cup brown rice milk

1 large, free-range egg

1 teaspoon potato starch

1 tablespoon manuka honey

1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1. Preheat the oven to 180C and grease two individual tart tins (11 cm base, 2 cm deep).

2. In a small bowl, lightly whisk the brown rice milk and the egg. Whisk in the potato starch, honey and the spices.

3. Spread the cooked brown rice evenly in to the tins. Top the rice with the fig slices and pour the milk mixture on top.

4. Bake the tarts for 15-20 minutes. You could serve this with a scoop of good vanilla bean ice cream.

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