Asparagus, Pea and Fennel Risotto with Chopped Pistachios

Not too many changes were made to this fennel risotto recipe I posted last year. The original was already really tasty, but I decided to add a bunch of griddled green asparagus and fresh peas. Consequently, a really nice summer risotto chuck full or veggies. Continue reading “Asparagus, Pea and Fennel Risotto with Chopped Pistachios”

Peperonata with Pearl Couscous and Cod

This is a take on peperonata, the classic Mediterranean bell pepper stew. An ideal light dish for (hot) summer days.

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Tomato and Mozzarella Risotto by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Now tomatoes are getting at their best again, this is a delicious risotto recipe to take full advantage!

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Kecap-glazed Chicken with Stir-fried Vegetables and Noodles

Chantal actually came up with this one, and it’s based on Dutch TV-chef Rudolph van Veen’s recipe she found on 24Kitchen. Its Dutch title can be loosely translated as ‘Velvety Kecap Chicken with Noodles.’

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Cambodian Wedding Day Dip by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Not all recipes from the “River Cottage Veg” cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall were a huge success though…

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Pearl Barley “Risotto” with Roasted Butternut Squash

Another tasty risotto inspired dish by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Continue reading “Pearl Barley “Risotto” with Roasted Butternut Squash”

Lemon and Aubergine Risotto by Yotam Ottolenghi

Aubergine 2 ways: crispy fried cubes on top and smoky grilled flesh in a zesty lemon risotto…
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Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous

I found some fabulous M’Hamsa Couscous (hand-rolled and sun-dried for a toasted flavor) and tomato passata from Les Moulins Majoub. Time to get my tajine out and make a stunning veg-packed dish! Continue reading “Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous”

Sweet Corn Risotto

This risotto hails from Georgia and originally comes from Morgan Murphy’s cookbook “Southern Living Off the Eaten Path: On the Road Again: More Unforgettable Foods and Characters from the South’s Back Roads and Byways”  Continue reading “Sweet Corn Risotto”

Saffron Risotto by Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià of El Bulli fame finishes the risotto with a garnish of paper-thin slices of mushrooms.

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Pancetta and Sage Risotto by Ursula Ferrigno

A straight forward “pantry” risotto for a delicious weekday supper.

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Fennel Risotto with Chopped Pistachios

I found this recipe in the wine/food pairing section of the Gall & Gall magazine. Fennel risotto is very subtle and has a nice sweetish touch.

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