Rice pudding is another rice heaven. It is a nice warm bowl of coziness for autumn and winter. The pudding naturally tastes sweet because of the milk, rice and banana. With the addition of pear, the dish has sweet bursts of refreshing flavor. The softness and coldness of pear makes a good contrast with the rice pudding. Plus, cinnamon and chocolate never go wrong. By now, this feels like a dessert. It sure tastes like one. The method of making rice pudding is similar to that of oatmeal.