Tag Archives: Risotto

Pumpkin speltotto with sage

Spelt has become quite fashionable. It is probably helpful that the man leading the charge in spelt farming is non other than Roger Saul, the man behind the Mulberry brand. I got a pack of spelt from the wonderful Suma and had a go at making speltotto (risotto using spelt instead of rice) and it […]

Chestnut, mushroom and samphire risotto

While I regularly moan about being given risotto in restaurants as the only vegetarian ‘choice’ at the moment, I do still love making it and eating it at home. I just don’t want to eat it every time I go out – especially when I can make a better version at home! My uncle made […]

Mushroom Barley Risotto with a Mint and Lime Dressing

You may have noticed that risotto is on every menu as the only vegetarian option at the moment (…yawn!). Since risotto is an easy and lovely dish to make at home, I thought I’d add it to this blog, but with a bit of a twist. I have used pearl barley instead of risotto rice, […]