Traditional Risotto con Fagioli would be made with Parma ham or Prosciutto.
I had baked ham so that’s what I used. That’s the best thing about risotto – anything (within reason) works.
For any of you who are new to making risotto….
Risotto should not … Continue reading.....
I bought a lovely ham for Christmas.
I may have slightly over-estimated my requirements, however as it was, well, enormous…..
Especially for 2 people.
I cut in in half: 1 for the oven and 1 for the freezer.
We had ‘second Christmas dinner’ the other … Continue reading.....
A few years ago I bought these cute little glasses and made Red Beet and Cream Cheese Verrines
Then I put the little glasses into the cabinet and promptly forgot about them.
A few weeks ago I was having a small dinner party (remember the … Continue reading.....
I always plant too much.
I plant too much because, sometimes, it’s not enough.
Any gardener knows that all a family of two needs is one courgette / zucchini plant.
But I like to have enough to make soup for the freezer for … Continue reading.....
The sun came out; it quit raining; the ground is warming.
We had our first salad from the garden.
The windows and doors are open – so the dogs can go in and out at will.
And do… in, out, in, out, all … Continue reading.....
Risotto with Prosciutto and Cannellini
I rather enjoy sitting in from of our cute little stove (wood-burning for heat) in the evenings, after the work day is done, watching the flames flickering around the logs.
I must say, however, that I didn't at all … Continue reading.....