I love me some Risotto – how ’bout you? It amazes me how you can take a simple ingredient like rice, add a glug of wine & a few gratings of cheese (plus a bit of this and that) and turn it into a gourmet meal – no make that a gourmet experience – because you get to drink the rest of the wine! Plus plus!
If you’re watching your budget, chances are you’re not eating a lot of seafood, but when a holiday like Valentine’s comes around, you’re probably going to want something a little special. Maybe something like this Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto.
If you’re looking for flavor, look no further. These juicy bone-in breasts are stuffed with Feta and herbs, roasted with gorgeous grapes and the resulting sauce? Heaven!
Creamy, delicious and comforting, Risotto is undisputedly one of the classic rice dishes of the world. Recently, out with friends, I spotted a Risotto on the menu: $17.95 for the basic, with prices escalating dependent on the “add ins.” Tempted to try it to see what wonderment would command such a high price, I decided to go with something that’s not so easy to make at home.