A very good stand-in for fish stock that would otherwise take hours to cobble together.
This is how the Romans made their barley water.
Have a glass of wine and someone to chat with while you’re at the stove. If you have access to a fresh herb such as oregano, parsley, chives, etc, sprinkle some of the chopped herb on the risotto in its bowls just before serving.
This only takes 15 minutes to put together and 15 minutes to cook. Nice served with rice.
See also main entry on Wine. Cooking Tips If you are adding wine to a bean dish, such as a Cassoulet, remember that wine is acidic, and that acids toughen bean skins, so the wine should be added only after the beans are boiled and you are ready to start cooking with them. Substitutes There…
A lovely, rich, creamy-tasting risotto; the avocado adds an element of freshness to it.
A good dish, but low fat it’s not!