Fish Risotto

Risotto de Pesce

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Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

Chioggia is a tiny little fishing port town near Venice. At 5 o’clock in the morning the famous wholesale fish market leaps into action with restaurateurs from as far away as Milan buying for that day’s menu. All kinds of fish are available, even live sturgeons from a nearby breeding farm. (How does one breed sturgeon, I wonder?) Later in the day, the public fish market begins trading on a wide quayside by one of the more picturesque canals. One of the fishermen, Renato Renier