Parma ham & pea risotto

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      45 min

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

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Risottos are such a comforting duvet of carbs, they need the odd subversive twist to keep the palate awake. Parmesan is the usual culprit, a sweetly pungent, smooth operator. Parma ham is another great wake-up call – a salty bacon slam dunker. I love a squeeze of lemon at the end just to give that final citrus jolt, but I know the very thought of this would cause many an Italian mamma a culinary hernia. This particular risotto makes a great light meal, or you can serve it with white fish or