Bring the milk to the boil; add the rice
the allspice; simmer for 30 minutes. Add the
sugar, the butter and the raisins and simmer for 15
minutes more. Finally add the pineapple.
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Cook the chestnut 15 minutes and puree them with the cream and the sugar. Melt the
chocolate with the butter, put it together with the chestnut puree
and whisk for three minutes, using an electric mixer. Put the
mixture in a rectangular cake mold and put it in the freezer for one
day. Serve with crème