Black Pudding and Pea Risotto

Stephen -

I can’t remember how we came up with this idea, but I do remember that we thought it would be brilliant. It didn’t quite turn out that way. We started off by chopping the black pudding into cubes and frying it. We had planned to remove these and then put them back in at the […]

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Risotto with Bacon, Peas and Sage

Stephen -

A fairly simply risotto this evening, this turned out to be a completely store-cupboard (and freezer for the bacon and peas) meal.¬† Which is rare when we are trying to think of new things to do a lot of the time and often end up needing to get at least a few ingredients at the […]

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Asparagus and Pancetta Risotto

Stephen -

Kerri and I were discussing risotto and she suggested putting asparagus into it, after which I suggested pairing the asparagus with chorizo. We do have rather a lot of pancetta and lardons in our rather small freezer though, so it made sense to use up one of those instead. We started off in the usual […]

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Barley Risotto with Root Vegetables

Stephen -

Looking at our “this week last year” list, there is only one entry this week – Scotland. Because that’s where we were on holiday last year. A quick browse through the pictures revealed ballotine of pheasant with barley risotto. I remember that barley risotto as being rather good, but it was normal (i.e. rice) risotto […]

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