Italian #recipes: Risotto essenziale

(Photo of cooking risotto from Wikimedia commons contributed to public domain in 2005)

My friend Matteo heard that I wasn’t feeling well and suggested a nourishing, yet quick rice dish to prepare for dinner.  He gave me a recipe for Risotto while we were chatting in Italian in the typical Italian way, meaning without specific measurements, providing just a guideline to prepare the dish to be interpreted by feel and experience by the cook. I asked him to review this recipe to be sure I faithfully captured his idea in my preparation of the dish.  I neglected to take a photo of my finished dish, but I found the above photo that shows a typical Risotto preparation.

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Ci sentiamo presto, Lina