Everything you want to know about Risotto

Frozen Spinach Risotto

If you’re one of those people who wouldn’t even think of trying to make a “difficult” dish like risotto, you should definitely try this one out. With plain simple ingredients like yellow onion, frozen spinach, and some sauteed mushrooms, you can still make a delicious gourmet meal any time of the year.

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Beetroot Risotto with watercress

Aaaah, beetroot. It’s one of those vegetables I love to work with it just because of its color. That beautiful deep red with hinges of purple. It will make any dish look just flavourful. Add in some crunchy walnuts, sharp peppery watercress, and some fresh goat cheese, and you’ll try to make this dish over and over again.

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Butternut squash and Chanterelles Risotto

In just thirty minutes, you will have this veggie, autumnly risotto, on your dinner table. With a delicious vegetable stock that smells through the kitchen and seven ingredients, including nutritious butternut squash and soft melt-in-your-mouth, peppery chanterelles, you will add this risotto to your risotto-repertoire before you know it. I know I did.

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Vegetable broth

A couple of years ago I was on holiday to Indonesia. I was strolling around a small town called Yogyakarta. It was a nice place to visit with a lot of rickshaws and scooters filling the streets, just like a lot of places in southeast Asia.

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History of rice

I got interested in how risotto landed in Italy and got to know a lot. Here’s a short version of what I found out.  At one time in the 15th century, there was a man called Galeazzo...

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What is risotto rice exactly?

For some people things are simple. Rice is rice. A car is a car. And there is just one color blue. When they make a dish with rice in it, it’s not about the rice. It’s about the vegetables they add...

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How to make Risotto

For some strange reason when you tell people you want to make risotto they’ll be like: “Ahh yeah, I would love to cook risotto, but it’s really hard to make right. Like, you have to keep stirring and...

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