By Elisabeth Luard
Bay leaf, the traditional flavouring for junket, is just as good in a slow-cooked rice pudding sweetened with honey. Bay leaves also discourage insects, so when storing winter woollies, tuck a sprig or two in the folds to keep away the moths.
Preheat the oven to 140°C/275°F/Gas mark 33. Put all the ingredients in a shallow ovenproof dish and stir them up. Bake for 3½ hours, stirring