Entries Tagged as 'risotto'

heirloom tomato risotto and pizza bianca

October 8th, 2008 · 32 Comments

i made this a few weeks ago and now the heirloom tomatoes in nashville are all but gone. perhaps some of you way up north are still harvesting the tail end of your crops, but it’s OVA here in the south. and it is indeed sad. but this is how the world works and i have been able […]

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Tags: pizza · risotto · tomatoes

ramp risotto

May 8th, 2008 · 52 Comments

i just read that ‘nothing piques the passion of the seasonally obsessed chef like ramps‘.  they have a short season and a cult following, and rightly so.  these baby wild leeks boast a sweet but complex taste that falls somewhere between onions and garlic only much better.  much much better… and hey, lest i digress…  could someone out there […]

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Tags: greens · risotto

bittman’s tomato paella – getting in under the wire…

October 9th, 2007 · 9 Comments

dear mark, the tomato paella was friggin genius p.s. i love you bittman is my kind of cook. he’s the minimalist. he’s the anti-keller… i saw this in the wednesday dining section of the ny times, 5 weeks ago. then it started making the blog rounds but luisa’s version looked so alluring that i knew […]

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Tags: risotto · tomatoes

lemon zuccchini risotto with a balsamic tomato salad

July 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

the food photo’s are hurting.  i know i know.  bear with me here folks.  i’m in the midst of a major learning curve as you can surely tell. but if you want to see what this risotto dish should have looked like just go to “last night’s dinner” and there you’ll find the lovliest pic of a wonderful […]

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Tags: risotto · tomatoes · vegetables

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