What We’re Eating Again: Arancini
From: “Poplo” – March 2013 (The original post can be found here.)
Why: This is a great way to use up leftover risotto. Unfortunately, in this house, we don’t have leftover risotto that often. But when we do, we try to use it this way.
Top Tips: Although I used fine corn meal this time, I dipping them in breadcrumbs also works. This is a real winner, particularly when you have people around for dinner. However, it’s really just an appetizer. You wouldn’t really be able to serve this as a main course.
Recipe Link: Google Books has kindly indexed this recipe. Highly recommended.
Maureen: I finally made arancini successfully! Hooray!
Tim: I made arancini once.
Maureen: You did? I don’t remember that.
Nicholas (9): Pictures or it didn’t happen, Dad. You know the rules.
Maureen: What do you think?
Tim: They are super-cool-awesome!
Maureen: Thanks. I am pretty pleased with them. What do you think boys?
Andrew (13): Eh. (Shrugs shoulders, to Maureen’s dismay.)
Nicholas: They’re OK, I guess.
Tim: Did you dip them in egg?
Maureen: I didn’t have to. The risotto was so creamy that you didn’t have to dip it in egg to make the polenta stick. Continue reading ““Arancini” from “Polpo””