What do you make when you are having a winter that won’t quit? Here in the midwest we have having a losing battle with old man winter. Just when you think the weather is going to let up, a new storm comes along and traps you inside for a week straight. We are trying to make meals that will help with cabin fever. Risotto is a process, and with patience and a few staples from the kitchen, you can make a wonderful, creamy meal.
One of the advantages of learning the risotto cooking process is that you can use the rice as a foundation to mix and add your favorite flavors. We stayed traditional this round and made a classic sweet pea risotto.