A definitive guide to the Italian rice-cookery repertoire.
From acclaimed Chicago chef and restaurateur John Coletta comes
a recipe collection focusing on a relatively unexplored area of
Italian cuisine&mdash;rice cookery. Rice is a staple of northern
Italy, where all Italian rice is produced. A rich and varied
rice-based cookery has developed in this region. These 100 authentic
dishes bring the full range of Italian rice cooking into the home
kitchen, from familiar dishes&mdash;arancini, crochettes, risotti,
and rice puddings&mdash;to more unusual offerings such as rice
salads, soups, fritters, bracioli, and gelatos.
his expertise about Italian rice types and cooking methods, and
provides foolproof instructions for making perfect rice every time.
He also includes background about the rice varieties and where
they can be purchased. Among the recipes are Rice Crostini with
Ricotta and Oregano; Rice 'soup with 'shrimp and Leeks; Rice 'salad
with Bresaola and Parmigiano Reggiano; Risotta alla Carbonara;
Artichokes 'stuffed with Lemon and Thyme Risotto; Braised Turkey Rolls
with Chestnut Risotto, Pancetta, and 'sage; and Rice Crepes with
This volume will appeal to lovers of Italian food who
are looking for a cookbook that includes many of their favorite
Italian ingredients all with rice as the new star.
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