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Perfect Pea and Leek Risotto

Perfect Pea and Leek Risotto

with Toasted Pine Nuts

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We’ve already discussed the perils of choosing the wrong pasta shape when an Italian comes to dinner, but this evening we’re covering risotto technique. Another source of lively dinnertime debate, Italians broadly fall into two camps: the flippers and the stirrers (our terminology not theirs). Some argue that a risotto must be constantly massaged to develop its creaminess, whilst others (the head chef at the Bulgari hotel in Milan for one) advocate flipping the rice in the pan whilst cooking. We’ve gone for stirring as there is less chance of covering the walls, but flip it if you dare!

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Preparation Time30 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
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