Risotto doesn't always have to be the star of a dinner menu, it can also serve as a great bed for another dish which it does in episode 106 of POV Italian Cooking where I make a simple Beef Tomato Risotto. This risotto serves as the bed upon which Beef Osso Buco will rest in the next episode (#107).
This is a great recipe for delicious walnuts wrapped in lovely sticky ricecake.
How to make Ricecakes (4 pieces), Glutinous rice, Potato starch, Granulated sugar, Firm tofu, Water, How to make Walnut paste (for 2 pieces), Roasted walnuts (180C for 10-12 minutes), Brown sugar, Mirin, Soy sauce, Dried apricot, How to make Walnut & Bean paste (for 2 pieces), Roasted walnuts , Azuki bean paste, Crushed walnuts, Vegetable oil for frying
Simmered in a tomato sauce, this delicious dish will fill you up but it's still refreshing.
Chinese leaves bunch, Minced beef & pork, Bacon rashers, Onion, Potato starch or cornflour, Cooked rice, Egg, Nutmeg, Salt & pepper, Bay leaf, Tinned tomatoes, Stock cube, Hot water, Wholegrain mustard, Potato starch in a bit of water
Cooked rice, Sardines in Oil (tin), Spring onions, Potato starch or cornflour, Vegetable oil for frying, Mayonnaise, Cayenne pepper, Lemon wedges, Seasonings, Soy sauce, Grated ginger, Sake or white wine
Asparagus, Watercress, Broad beans (frozen), Just cooked rice, Butter, Smoked trout fillets, Optional toppings:, Fine strips of ginger, Finely chopped favourite pickled vegetables, Finely chopped chives or spring onions, Fine strips of shiso herb (or basil), Crushed sesame seeds