Risotto with Artichokes & Italian Sausage

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Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

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It is simple to throw together a broth — just put some water on to boil with a carrot and onion, celery and peppercorns. Add a bit more water than the recipe calls for and boil it up for at least half an hour. A broth adds depth to a risotto; however, you can also use water.


  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 artichokes
  • 1–1.25 litres (4–6


Run a bowl of cold water and add the lemon juice. Trim the artichokes of their tough outer leaves. Chop off about a third of the top spear. Cut off the stem, leaving about 3 cm (about 1 inch). Trim away th