Risotto alla Zucca Gialla

Butternut Squash Risotto

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Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Here is Aunt Zita’s recipe from Milka Passigli’s Le ricette di casa mia for a risotto made with the beloved zucca barucca, the “blessed” pumpkin of the Veneto. Our butternut squash is the closest to the Italian zucca, so it’s best to use it instead of pumpkin. For the history of its name.