Risotto: More than 100 Recipes for the Classic Rice Disk of Northern Italy

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"Judith Barrett and Norma Wasserman have written a beautiful book on risotto. [It] . . . is not just a recipe book but a piece of man's history."
—Arrigo Cipriani

"Delectable."
—Booklist

"For the rice lover . . . this well-crafted book is a unique source."
—Chicago Tribune

Risotto is the hottest development in Italian cooking since pasta, and Risotto is the definitive book on this classic rice dish from Northern Italy. Risotto contains more than120 authentic risotto recipes, many of which can be made in thirty ...

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Overview

"Judith Barrett and Norma Wasserman have written a beautiful book on risotto. [It] . . . is not just a recipe book but a piece of man's history."
—Arrigo Cipriani

"Delectable."
—Booklist

"For the rice lover . . . this well-crafted book is a unique source."
—Chicago Tribune

Risotto is the hottest development in Italian cooking since pasta, and Risotto is the definitive book on this classic rice dish from Northern Italy. Risotto contains more than120 authentic risotto recipes, many of which can be made in thirty minutes or less witha minimum of preparation.

Here is just a sampling of the many delicious risotto variations you'll find:
* Scallops, Shrimp, and Mushrooms
* Lamb with Egg and Lemon Sauce
* Turkey, Red Peppers, and Tomatoes
* Prosciutto, Chicory, and Fontina
* Monkfish in Tomato Basil Cream
* Chicken with Olives
* Mussels in White Wine
* Sausage, Artichoke, and Peas
* Fresh Tuna and Curry
* Veal in White Cream Sauce

In addition to these mouthwatering recipes, Risotto also contains informative chapters on risotto ingredients and preparation methods. For the rice and risotto lover, Risotto is an incomparable kitchen companion.

Everything you need to know about risotto and its endless variations, using herbs, vegetables, cheeses, meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and liqueur.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780020303954
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/24/1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 718,379
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

NORMA WASSERMAN is a founder and co-owner of Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge. She lives in London.

JUDITH BARRETT is a food writer and author of five cookbooks, including Fagioli and Saved by Soup. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Risotto Basics.

Classic Risotti.

Cheese Risotti.

Vegetable Risotti.

Fish & Seafood Risotti.

Meat Risotti.

Liquor & Fruit Risotti.

Making Use of Leftover Risotto.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2001

    A must for Risotto fans

    After visiting Northern Italy, I just had to learn the secrets of making these great dishes. This book does the trick. The brocolli risotto, and risotto Milanese should not be missed. They are my favorites.

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