This is a recipe based on one from an Italian cook book I had years ago. For a pasta sauce it’s traditional to add cream or milk; for other uses (such as risotto) the dairy is left out.
I have been making risotto often for years. There are 2 things I know:Risotto is easy – does not require constant stirring… just let it cook.Risotto is great for using up leftovers – almost anything will work.
The bright green colors announce spring as much as the ingredients: asparagus, peas, & green garlic.
This is an easy, spring risotto with the asparagus cooked with the rice. In Italy, risotto is served in a flattish bowl.
Risotto with Asparagus, Green Garlic and Snow Peas
I used black-eyed peas that I had done in my Instant Pot, but any canned bean would work - cannellini would be good. I have been making risotto often for years. This I know: Risotto is easy – does not require constant stirring… just let it cook.
Sfincione Bagarese is a Sicilian specialty that is similar to a deep-dish pizza, but without tomato sauce.... just lots of cheese.
We’re in Italy – but here is the final bit on gardens – maintenance. And a new recipe. An ode to the hoe. Or how to maintain your garden, weed-free, the easy way. There are two kinds of gardens. 1. A fresh, clean, new garden. A spot is chosen, the top bit of ground, with ... Continue reading...
Bread Baking Babes make Focaccia for spring... some savory, some sweet, all fantastic.
This is an easy, colorful side dish to accompany roast, fried, or grilled meat.... Steak to sausages.Remember - risotto is easy. There is no need to stir constantly.
Ham and White Bean Risotto, with a bit of leftover sweet potato... an easy risotto and complete dinner in under 30 minutes
This starts out as a braise and finishes as a roast - in the oven. This is for 4 people or 2 with leftover pork - risotto? savory pie?
Another easy, creamy, hearty risotto, full of fall flavors.