Risotto with shrimp

Risotto is always a good idea! All you need is love, a bit of patience and a few ingredients! People reasonably say that love is one of the most important ingredients! Couldn't agree more. Now when it comes to risotto - you also need to add patience. And then the rest is  covered! Risotto is … Continue reading Risotto with shrimp

Barley risotto with porcini and fresh thyme

"Falling in love is like eating mushrooms. You never know if it's the real thing until it's too late!" I'm back on track to empty my fridge! Last year was unbelievably generous with mushrooms. Facebook was loaded with everyone's photos of porcini. Those gorgeous mushrooms where growing even in places where usually you wouldn't find … Continue reading Barley risotto with porcini and fresh thyme

Barley, chanterelle and spinach risotto

"The trouble with eating italian food is that 5 or 6 days later you are hungry again!"   I love risotto. There are many different risotto recipes with different ingredients, but they are all based on rice cooked in a standard procedure. I've always been cooking it with Arborio or Carnaroli rice. In Italy a … Continue reading Barley, chanterelle and spinach risotto

Mushroom and fennel risotto… Inspired by empty stomach and love for risotto!

"Rice is born in water and must die in wine." Italian proverb Today is October 22nd, Saturday. It is sunny yet chilly and hard enough to believe that at this time of year I was still able to find mushrooms in the forest. After a long late breakfast with Zucchini - ricotta fritters, a long walk in … Continue reading Mushroom and fennel risotto… Inspired by empty stomach and love for risotto!

Eggplant stuffed with dried porcini risotto oven baked with parmigiano reggiano crust…

Wikipedia: Risotto is a class of Italian dishes of rice cooked in broth to a creamy consistencyI absolutely love risotto! Especially with mushrooms - let it be chanterelles, porcini or any other kind of good mushroom. Top that with hand picked mushrooms in the forest by yourself - makes it so much tastier and exciting!Mushroom picking in itself … Continue reading Eggplant stuffed with dried porcini risotto oven baked with parmigiano reggiano crust…