1. Combine rice and stock in a bowl.
  2. Strain rice and reserve liquid
  3. In 12-inch pan, heat oil.
  4. Add rice and cook until liquid has evaporated.
  5. Add onion and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add wine and cook until pan is nearly dry.
  7. Stir stock and pour 3 cups over rice.
  8. Add saffron and salt.
  9. Bring to a simmer, stir, cover, reduce heat to low.
  10. Cook rice for 10 minutes, then stir.
  11. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  12. Add last of stock and stir.
  13. Increase heat, add butter, and cook until melted.
  14. Turn off heat, add cheese, fold in whipped heavy cream.
  15. Season to taste.

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