Tag Archive: risotto

Red wine bacon risotto with elderflower cocktails 

London is so deceptive. You think it’s spring, and then suddenly there’s another cold snap. So last week’s dinner was a bit like London: a warming bacon risotto and a fresh elderflower cocktail to… Continue reading

My 25th birthday, plus a review of brunch at Imagine in Zurich and a bacon risotto

I tend to keep my birthdays relatively low-key, and this year was no different. Last year, I had a lovely family dinner of Fondue Chinoise at home, and this year I had a… Continue reading

Champagne saffron risotto with garlic prawns

Yes, I just made risotto last week. Yes, it’s quite heavy and not the healthiest meal. But when your sister tells you about the possibility of putting champagne in risotto, and you see… Continue reading

Mushroom risotto in rosé wine

The best thing about risotto is that it is almost infinitely versatile. As long as you have arborio rice, some form of wine and stock, you can pretty much add anything else you… Continue reading

Guest post: Blood orange risotto

A new recipe from a new contributor to the blog! My cousin, who lives in the US, used be just as fussy with food (if not more so) than me, but has now… Continue reading

Crispy bacon risotto with baby spinach and shiitake mushrooms

My father always says that the most important quality a cook must have is patience. With risotto, this is even more crucial, as the cook may be tempted to turn up the heat… Continue reading

Salmon and green bean risotto

  Last week, I had a reunion with my flatmates from university whom I hadn’t seen in a while – a perfect opportunity to cook a nice dinner and catch up. One of… Continue reading

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