Go on, treat yourself!


  • 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


  1. Melt the butter in a thick bottomed pan, add the rice and stir.
  2. Scrape out the vanilla pod and add to the rice with the sugar.
  3. 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.
  4. After this time has elapsed add the chocolate and stir turn off the heat.
  5. Place in serving dish garnish with orange segments and the marscapone.