risotto

Definitions

Food

  • A classic Italian dish best made with arborio or carnaroli rice fried in butter and/or olive oil with chopped onion and any other flavouring elements (cooked chicken, shellfish, vegetables, etc.), a splash of white wine added over the heat until absorbed, then hot stock added progressively with stirring until no more can be absorbed and the dish is moist and creamy. May be finished with grated Parmesan cheese and butter.

Travel

  • noun an Italian dish of cooked rice with meat, fish, or vegetables in it
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