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Risotto with Tomato & Saucisson Sec

Risotto with Tomato & Saucisson Sec

This risotto is a great cold-weather dish. Filling, flavourful, and incredibly easy to prepare, it pairs just as well with a roast as with a salad. This recipe really comes down to the tomatoes. I recommend using a mix of sun-dried tomatoes and fresh tomatoes for the best flavour-texture combination, but you could certainly just … Continue reading

Spiced Carrot Risotto

Spiced Carrot Risotto

Chilly spring nights call for warm and colourful dinners. This risotto, inspired by a refreshing and summery carrot salad, fits the bill perfectly. The orange of the grated carrot brightens the rice, and the harissa adds significant depth to the flavour. I used red wine because it was what I had on hand, but white … Continue reading

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto

Thanksgiving comes early in Canada! This risotto was a big hit at my vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner this weekend, despite the odd modification I made. Lacking white wine (and with no open stores), I used orange juice…with surprisingly good results! This risotto will serve at least 4 as a side dish. Update: I doubled the quantities … Continue reading

Tomato Zucchini Risotto with Basil

Sad as I am that summer is coming to an end, I am still utterly THRILLED that tomato season is getting underway! This week’s CSA basket included 10 (ten!!) gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, for which I have been saving no less than 5 recipes. That decision is for another day. Today, like many other days on … Continue reading