Melt butter gently, add the rice, simmer for five minutes,stirring all the time
Add one cup of milk and the sugar to the rice, simmer until milk is absorbed stirring all the time
Add another 1/ 2 cup of milk, cut the vanilla pod,scrape the seeds into the simmering rice, stir all the time, until milk is absorbed,
Add 1/2 a cup of milk at a time until all the milk is absorbed and the rice is cooked.
Add the chocolate and rum,take of heat and stir in the melting chocolate.
Add the cocoa powder and stir in well
Gently heat until just before boiling, serve immediately.
Garnish with mint, strawberries, plums or and chocolate chippings of choice.