You don't have to be Italian to make great risotto. You don't even have to be a chef, for that matter. But you do need one thing: a good risotto recipe.
These six stellar risotto recipes are from world-renown chefs and are just the thing to make when you want to impress your dinner guests.
Take your pick from a seafood inspired squid risotto from the chef of the sea, Angel Leon, or showcase salicornia in an unusual risotto from Inaki Aizpitarte. Keep it classic and bold with Marchesi's iconic saffron risotto from the home of risotto, or try your hand at a more daring mushroom risotto with sweetbreads. There's an unusual twist to appeal to all budding chefs.
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