This old fashioned rice pudding recipe is topped with a thick fresh berry sauce.
Bring rice, water and salt to a boil over medium-high heat.
Simmer covered until water has been absorbed 15-20 minutes.
Stir in milk and sugar and cook uncovered over medium heat for 30 minutes or util thick and creamy, stir frequently.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
Allow to cool.
To make the sauce, Put the berries in a pot over medium heat.
Stir the sugar into the berries, cook stirring 5 minutes.
Whisk together the cold water and the cornstarch until smooth, add mixture to the berries and simmer and stir until thickened, about 5 minutes.
Pour sauce over rice pudding to serve.