Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan

Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan

Record breaking scorcher continues unabated and so does grilling. It’s just impossible to make any food in our hot kitchen and so we still make everything outdoors. Continue reading “Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan”

Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat

Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat

What on earth happened? I thought I was making just a relatively everyday minced meat risotto, which has always been very tasty. This one though turned out to be something so delicious that I possibly haven’t eaten such a good risotto ever before. Continue reading “Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat”

Risotto with spinach and turmeric

Risotto with spinach and turmeric

Almost all the risottos I make follow mostly the same formula: a good, properly cooked Italian arborio rice as a basis and some carefully chosen ingredients to complete it – only tomato risotto is a bit different. I prefer arborio rice because of its velvety and creamy consistence, though making it demands all your attention for up to 30 minutes. But the result is worth all the effort! Continue reading “Risotto with spinach and turmeric”