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A new Nigel Slater cookbook and a thrifty risotto

When you live on your own buying herbs is truly a pain in the backside. Especially since the ones I buy are almost always the floppy, go-off-in-three-seconds kind that I can’t grow: flat-leaf parsley, coriander and dill. Whereas thyme, rosemary … Continue reading

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Riverford’s butternut squash and sage risotto

I recently had dinner with a friend who declared that she could never cook risotto properly. And, as we discussed the different methods at the table two more of us disagreed on the timings involved, on the reason for the … Continue reading

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Arancini…sounds grander than the reality

What do you make with leftover risotto? Arancini of course. Or fried risotto balls to the unitiated. I almost never have any leftover risotto so this was a first for me but, since I’ve been working on a Sicilian cookbook … Continue reading

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Bill Granger’s citrus risotto with prawns

More lemons today, and a wonderful way to lighten and brighten risotto. Love it as I do, I sometimes find the butter-cheese overload a bit much. Not often, I grant you, but enough to be interested by Asian-inspired versions like … Continue reading

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