One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An Italian dish of rice cooked in stock with other ingredients such as meat and vegetables.
- ‘The risottos change daily, and the one I sampled was well made and tastefully dotted with bits of fresh zucchini and shrimp.’
- ‘Short-grained rice is used in dishes such as risotto or sushi.’
- ‘Instead we savor parsley risotto with English asparagus and wild mushrooms, sautéed scallops in lentil-and-coriander sauce, and pan-fried veal with foie gras.’
- ‘But I just had a few bites of risotto before I told Mom that I was full.’
- ‘Along the coast, a meal usually includes fish and pasta, risotto, or polenta.’
- ‘He ordered the tomato risotto with basil, Mediterranean and roasted vegetables for €14.50.’
- ‘She would have the seafood risotto whilst her mother and father who had decided long ago what they would have.’
- ‘The lamb was delicious, and the risotto was rich and comforting.’
- ‘You've tried vegetables and chicken so why don't we try a more simple rice dish like risotto or something?’
- ‘The first course was a minestrone, and the second course was a vegetarian risotto.’
- ‘Flakes of moist salmon had a depth of flavour which revealed quality sourcing, the clam risotto made a full flavoured accompaniment and perfect with the high note of the asparagus.’
- ‘Other starters included risotto of butternut squash with semi-dried tomatoes and blue cheese dressing.’
- ‘Amanda ordered some mushroom risotto as well, she craved a little Italian flavour.’
- ‘Prawn risotto with dill and creme fraiche had all the promise of a light but punchy starter.’
- ‘For dessert, I ordered the warm poached pear filled with creme brulée and served on a bed of creamed risotto.’
- ‘The infused ‘saffron water ‘gives risottos and pasta dishes an exotic flavour and rich colour.’’
- ‘They also specialise in mouth-watering risottos and duck.’
- ‘She was busy again, adding the cheese to the risotto.’
- ‘He enjoys the best wines, the best cars, and the best risotto made from truffles in his kitchen by the best cook in the Veneto.’
- ‘The risotto was something of a success with a delicious combination of savoury Arborio rice and caramelised onions.’
Italian, from riso ‘rice’.
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