• 325 g arborio rice
  • 6 tblsp caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • juice and zest of 1 large orange
  • 500 ml water
  • 500 ml full fat milk.
  • 200 g good quality chocolate at least 70% cocoa solids
  • 85 g butter


  • Melt the butter in a thick bottomed pan, add the rice and stir.
  • Scrape out the vanilla pod and add to the rice with the sugar.
  • The pan should be held at a medium heat gradually add the water and the milk when all this is added reduce the heat and cook for approx 16mins.
  • After this time has elapsed add the chocolate and stir turn off the heat.
  • Place in serving dish garnish with orange segments and the marscapone.