One of the must haves during Christmas in Norway is Rice porridge and as tradition goes you hide a blanched almond in it. The person who gets the almond wins a price and the price is usually a marzipan pig.
A small portion for 4
4 dl water
2 dl porridge rice, sushi rice is nice for this purpose
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 l whole milk
1 tsp salt
Boil the rice in water untill the rice is almost cooked and the water is evaporated, reduce the heat to medium and add milk little by little till it becomes thick in consistency. Add the vanilla extract and keep cooking on low heat stirring occasionally making sure the porridge wont burn, lastly add the salt.
Serve the porridge with a click of butter and sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top.