Delicacies: Sweet potato cake

- through Fabrice Groult

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General practitioner, acupuncturist, homeopath and gastronome, Dr. Michel Chast concocts recipes combining gluttony and well-being, compiled in his book co-written with Catherine Barry: Eat, meditate, enjoy. The secret to full health. Make way for a clever dessert, for the body as well as for the head.

sweet potato cake

For four persons :
– 800 g of sweet potato
– 20 g of fresh ginger
– 1 can of coconut milk
– 80 g of sugar
- 4 eggs
– 5 pinches of cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon of oil

Peel the potatoes and steam them. Peel the ginger and grate it.

Mix the potatoes, grated ginger, sugar, eggs, cinnamon and 20 dl of coconut milk.

Oil a mold, pour the preparation and bake in a bain-marie in an oven at 180°C (thermostat 6) for 20 minutes.

Drizzle with the rest of the coconut milk and serve chilled or at room temperature.


Excerpt from the book by Dr Michel Chast and Catherine Barry, Eat, meditate, enjoy. The Secret to Full Health (Flammarion, 2016)

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Fabrice Groult

Fabrice Groult is an adventurer, photographer and Buddhist who has traveled the world since a young age. After studying Buddhism in India, he embarked on an eighteen-month journey through Asia that took him to the Himalayas, where he discovered his passion for photography. Since then, he has traveled the world capturing images of Buddhist beauty and wisdom. He was a guide for ten years, and is now a journalist with Buddhist News.

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