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Risotto

Risotto with porcini secchi

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Risotto

This risotto is one of the best “instant food” recipes ever. I always have some dried mushrooms – porcini secchi at home. It is very practical when you have unexpected visitors and want to offer them a delicious meal. It only takes 20 minutes to prepare and takes very few ingredients. Preparation time: 5 minute [...]



Pear Gorgonzola Risotto with Walnuts

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

This risotto is similar to another Gorgonzola Risotto I have her on the blog. This one is featuring pear and walnuts as well as sage. I can only recommend this dish to cheese lovers! Preparation time: 5 minutes cooking time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 2 cups of risotto rice 2 pears 1 white onion [...]



Risotto al Radicchio Rosso di Treviso

Dec 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

I pepped up the classic Risotto al Radicchio Rosso di Treviso with a bit of Williams pear and a little bit of Gorgonzola cheese. A very tasty vegetarian risotto. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 4-6 leafs of Radicchio 1/2 red onion 1 cup of Risotto rice 1 clove of [...]



Squash risotto with walnuts

Oct 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

We are in the middle of squash season and I had this one on my “to do” list. The squash risotto is simple as such, it is the walnuts that give it the special touch. They also add a bit of texture to the risotto. Preparation time: 5 minutes cooking time: 25 minutes difficulty: easy [...]



Octopus risotto

Aug 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

Again I am cooking with Octopus and this time it is a risotto. I can only recommend Octopus in combination with risotto. Save the boiling water after boiling the octopus. It can be used to cook the rice. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via [...]



Asparagus Risotto

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

Asparagus Risotto is one of my favourite ones, so it came in handy that I found fresh asparagus on the market in Hydra. I love the bite the creamy risotto gets from the asparagus. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers [...]



Kritharotto – Κριθαρότο – Risotto without rice

Apr 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Pasta & Gnocchi, Recipes, Risotto

A fabulous dish for those who can’t decide if they prefer Risotto or Pasta. This dish combines both. Kritharotto – Κριθαρότo – uses the Greek pasta Kritharaki that is shaped like a rice corn (also known as Orzo). The dish is also prepared like a risotto, which gives it a perfectly creamy texture and a [...]



Strawberry Risotto

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

I was stunned when I discovered these magnifficant strawberries in the vegetable store, where I usually shop. I was a bit suspicious but the lady that owns the shop assured me that these were Greek strawberries. They must originate from a Cretan glas house I thougt and tried one. They were sweet and juicy which [...]



Risotto with baby squid

Feb 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes, Risotto

This is one of my favourite risotto recipes. One has to find small squid thoug. It is much more tender and soft than the larger ones and its taste is divine. Another thing you really need is fish stock. You may use ready made one from your fish dealer or even powdered stock. The best [...]



Risotto with roasted apple, bacon and Gorgonzola

Jan 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

This turned out to be a truly winterly risotto. Fried apple, bacon and Gorgonzola cheese mixed into a creamy risotto. A great combinations of strong tastes that goes well with a glass of a decent red wine and a fireplace. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin [...]