Raw Irish Moss Pudding, one of the most recent culinary application for Irish Moss
Traditionally, Irish Moss has been rinsed and cooked into a liquid to thicken its texture into a pudding-like consistency. Fairly recently, the RAW FOOD MOVEMENT has found new exciting uses for the plant. A natural thickener & texture improver, it also yields lots of beneficial effects to people who consume it.
Note: to make this recipe, you need to have prepared the gel ahead of time.
1/2 cup Irish Moss gel
1 tbsp maple syrup *
1.2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp instant espresso powder
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder *
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp warmed coconut oil
In a blender, combine the all the ingredients, blending for 1 or 2 minutes until very smooth. Chill before serving. Garnish with Cacao nibs.
* the amounts of maple syrup and cocoa powder can be increased for a sweeter and stronger chocolate-tasting pudding.