“Risotto Primavera” from “The River Cafe Cook Book”. Starring Lee!

Anna: We wanted something we could reheat for Peter, and that could feed six. And it needed to be easy enough to do on a Wednesday night.

Kirstin: And it was raining when we chose it, so we chose a risotto, something warming.

Lee (Kirstin’s mum): Comfort food!

Anna: It was a bit of a faff. It was delicious, but a bit of a faff. If you have two people cooking it, and you have guests…

Kirstin: My mother and her best friend from school, 60 years ago!

Anna: If I was cooking it I would not cook it on Wednesday.

Lee: If I were. And you didn’t always stir it in the same direction. The rice is shaped in a special way, so you have to stir it the same way.

Kirstin (through gritted teeth): See? This is the kind of stuff I have to deal with all the time. Yes, the rice has an internal magnetometer in each grain. It can tell which way it is being stirred, right mum?

Anna: We don’t know how it would have tasted if we’d stirred it in one direction.

Tom: I’m saying nothing.

Lee: That’s a first! Continue reading ““Risotto Primavera” from “The River Cafe Cook Book”. Starring Lee!”

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“Risotto Primavera” from “The River Cafe Cook Book”. Starring Lee!