Asparagus risotto

More of Spring, more of asparagus, more of strawberries in season, more of blooming cherry trees, more of “silver white winters that melt into Spring”. These are a few of My Favorite Things.
Fresh asparagus plays a big role in the Spring Ingredient Spectacle. Watching its joyful greenness on the dish, inhaling its sweet perfume and feeling the soft fibrous texture and earthy taste, all gather in telling your senses one thing: It’s Spring!

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Risotto with beetroot and gorgonzola

Risotto is a typical Italian dish. It’s an elaborated version on cooking rice (often in other parts of the world we see simply boiled rice served as a side dish).
Despite of its simple form and looks, the risotto is not so easy to cook, but totally worthwhile and mostly gratifying.
One or two minutes of overcooking can ruin a dish that otherwise would have been perfect. The same counts for pasta in that matter.

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