Risotto nero

Squid-ink risotto

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Twelve

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

This is definitely a surprise if you’ve never seen it. A beautiful, interesting and striking black dish which always seems to prompt a few questions. It really does have something special and elegant about it, and those who overcome their nervousness about trying it will understand its secure position. There is a general Italian consensus that cheese is not served with fish or seafood pastas and risottos, but naturally you may decide to serve freshly grated Parmesan cheese.