Six-lily Risotto

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    Appears in
    Everything on the Table

    By Colman Andrews

    Published 1992

    • About

    Notwithstanding the fact that a notorious Berkeley-based organization of garlic enthusiasts calls itself The Lovers of the Stinking Rose, garlic and its relatives of course aren’t roses at all, but Liliaceae—members of the lily family. Thus the rather poetic name of this dish, which uses six different members of the clan. The black sesame seeds, which have practically no discernible flavor when used in this modest quantity, constitute a rather sophomoric gastro-literary joke, best appreciat