Risot a la Piemontaise ~1844


A simple delicious risotto! You’ll need five ingredients:

  • Italian rice (arborio)
  • Butter
  • One onion
  • Broth
  • Parmesan

I think of something like a Parmesan risotto as a more modern dish. Nope. Not at all. Folks were enjoying risotto 150 years ago!

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Source: The Franco-American cookery book; or, How to live well and wisely every day in the year … 1884

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