Get tips and tricks from the community on how to cook risotto, plus recommendations for the best restaurant risotto dishes near you.

7 Easy, Healthy Risotto Recipes to Eat for Dinner Today

The idea that making risotto requires hours of stirring over a hot stove is a total myth, as is the notion that there are no healthy risotto recipes. This creamy rice dish is as easy as boiling pasta...

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Arancini

by LulusMom 4 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2020. Our dish this month is arancini. These delightful treats got their name because they were the size of a small round orange, or arancino in Ita...

How can I reheat my risotto?

by Kristine 15 years ago

Well I made ristto for the first time (yeah!) after about a year of procrastinating, and well just being too intimidated by it to even make an attempt, I finally overcame my fears, threw caution to...

Can I make risotto with sushi rice?

by yamalam 13 years ago

Can't afford sashimi grade seafood these days, so I'm looking for some other uses for my bag of short grain Kohuko Rose. Would it be starchy enough for risotto? What other recipes do you use sush...

Adding crunch to risotto

by michaeljc70 12 months ago

I had one of the best risottos ever this week at a restaurant. It had a vegetable crunch to it. It was not peas (which it had). I was thinking scallions or sugar snap peas sliced up. The pieces...

Your preferred Risotto pan/pot?

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

A recent post in another thread by Damiano made me rethink this. Damiano mentioned a popular chef, who argued that ECI cast iron would make a very nice pan for making risotto for the home amate...

Risotto: Home Cooking Dish of the month (February 2013)

by L.Nightshade 8 years ago

This month we will be cooking Risotto. It was a tight race, but risotto edged out the competition. If you'd like to view the voting thread, click here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/887928 ...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: Pasta and Other Starches [CoTM Sept 2006 and Nov 2013]

by redwood2bay 14 years ago

September 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your reviews of pasta, risotto, and other starch recipes from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking here. Please mention the name ...

Risotto.. Why the wine?

by Joyfull 11 years ago

Have to admit I've avoided making risotto as any recipe I've read in my many cookbooks, online cooking sites, or cooking shows, always call for wine as an ingredient. I'm not against wine, theres ...

Carnaroli Riso Superfino

by findjerry 3 years ago

Hi all, we are looking for stores in San Diego that sell Carnaroli Riso Superfino. Our favorite brand is Principe, but it doesn’t appear that they export to the U.S.

Any short grain rice for risotto?

by MadameC 3 years ago

Hello all, I've just found some nice organic short grain rice produced here in France and am wondering if I could used this as a direct substitute for more traditional risotto rice. I think its th...

Risotto recipe

by davidclay123 3 years ago

Hi guys, I'm taking my girlfriend for a romantic night at my house. She told me earlier she liked risotto, but I don't think I know how to make it. Can anyone show me the recipe for it? I'd rea...

Freezing risotto

by jav308 4 years ago

Hello all, I've done a quick search & wasn't able to find an answer for my particular question (apologies if it's there & I didn't look hard enough). While I know that freezing risotto with the ...

Cast iron Le Creuset Braiser 30cm/3.5 qt ideal for braising ?

by CHSeifert 4 years ago

My girlfriend would like the Le Creuset 30cm/3.5 qt braiser, because she was told it's great for risotto, braising larger to medium sizes of meat and for vegetables sauter. After reading about t...

Seafood Risotto Help

Ali G
by Ali G 4 years ago

I'm planning to make risotto tonight for a Valentine's Day dinner. We are adding lobster, shrimp, and some scallops. In order to speed things up after work, I cooked the lobster last night and ...

August 2016 COTM - Sweet Myrtle and Bitter Honey: PASTAS AND RISOTTOS

by Allegra_K 4 years ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from PASTAS AND RISOTTOS, p.88-152. If you are the first to report on a recipe, start a new comment, but if you are reporting on a dish already covere...

Is risotto really that hard to make?

by bigface 17 years ago

I've read/heard that cooking risotto is a long and difficult process and often does not turn out well. But, I'd like to try making it...Any suggestions about brands to use etc. will be appreciated.

Gifts for risotto lover

by olives12 4 years ago

I have a friend who cooks risotto all the time, and I want to get her a basket of nice risotto tools for Christmas. However, I'm at a loss for what to include besides a nice wooden risotto spoon. A...

Potato Risotto

by outRIAAge 4 years ago

I first heard of this this afternoon, immediately tracked down a recipe (on Epicurious), read the reviews, and changed the recipe a bit, reflecting their comments. 1 TBS butter 1 C onion, finel...

WikiLeaks Hack Reveals Secret to Creamy Risotto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"...Yes, that's Podesta explaining to an associate that to make proper risotto, you've got to add the liquid in small doses, stirring in between, until the rice becomes hydrated and some of its sta...

Risotto Pairings

by egbluesuede 4 years ago

Just read another post regarding Risotto and got me really in the mood for it. I'm planning a dinner this Saturday for friends who are staying with us, and want to make something special. 8 diner...