Rice PuddingEduardo Miranda of Formaggio Kitchen. Absolutely one of the finest chefs we have ever known.
1 1/2 cups Arborio or Carnaroli rice
3 quarts milk
2 cups sugar
2 sticks cinnamon
1 bay leaf
Bring ingredients to a boil. Place in a 325°F oven and stir every 20 minutes for approximately 1 3/4 hours.
When fully cooked you may choose to stir in prunes, golden raisins, apricots, vanilla, rose or orange water. Add to taste.
Makes about 3 quarts.