Apple or Pear Risotto

Risotto di Mele o di Pere

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

Here again is the Carnia fruit tradition, and the result is subtle and delicious. Use the most fragrant and flavorful apples or pears you can locate. Peel them, core them, chop them in little pieces, and toss them with a little lemon juice to prevent oxidation. Do not combine apple or pear flavors in this dish; use one or the other.

Note that spices, such as cinnamon or nutmeg, do not work well in this dish. However, a stinting addition of chopped fresh mint (with apple) or verbena