Appetizers · Main Meals · Side Dishes

Saffron Asparagus Risotto

This golden Saffron Asparagus Risotto is delicate and aromatic, filled with al dente green asparagus, tender sweet peas and a touch of parmesan. I wouldn’t dare to call this dish “risotto alla milanese” since it contains some asparagus and peas but truth be told, it’s quite similar. Also, the original risotto alla milanese is usually… Continue reading Saffron Asparagus Risotto

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Romanesco, Goat Cheese & Butternut Squash Risotto

A delicate vegetarian dish, filled with vitamins and resembling a mountain of little pine trees, just in time for the holidays. A risotto with romanesco broccoli, goat cheese and butternut squash with a splash of white wine and fresh thyme. This recipe came from my experiements to make a meal with that strange looking hybrid of broccoli… Continue reading Romanesco, Goat Cheese & Butternut Squash Risotto

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Butternut squash and Blue cheese Risotto

Butternut squash-blue cheese risotto is a great combination of flavours for this fall. Although blue cheese is a product people are black or white about… whether you love it or you hate it. It’s understandable, since it’s a quite powerful cheese, and not easy to pair. But if you are on the love side of the… Continue reading Butternut squash and Blue cheese Risotto

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Porcini risotto

If there is a traditional fall risotto in Italy, it’s the beloved risotto ai funghi made with those exquisite porcini mushrooms. Porcini mushroom is such an elegant and filled with flavor mushroom, if you are lucky enough to get it, in whatever form possible (fresh, canned or dry), you’ll never go back to button mushroom.… Continue reading Porcini risotto

Main Meals

Shiitake and Spinach Risolla

A new hybrid recipe here: the “Risolla”… a mix between a risotto and a paella; Italy vs Spain. It’s a bit of both techniques, the light frying of the rice at first just like in the risotto and paella, then adding the broth and let sit with the spinach on top so they shrink down… Continue reading Shiitake and Spinach Risolla