Scallops, Meyer Lemon Risotto and Parsley Oil

Most recipes in Thomas Keller’s “Ad Hoc at Home” are simple and the one for scallops is probably one of the shortest, but it uses a technique I probably never would’ve thought about. First the scallops, largest specimens I could find, are brined for about 10 minutes. After a rinse and a pat in paperContinue reading “Scallops, Meyer Lemon Risotto and Parsley Oil”

VDP: Summer Risotto with Pesto and Ricotta

Saturday, July 26, 2008 This is the first risotto I made without using chicken stock. Instead if the customary butter in there I also used olive oil. The result was quiet good, but I did miss the goodness of a rich stock in there. Instead, I used some fresh vegetable stock to cook the risotto.Continue reading “VDP: Summer Risotto with Pesto and Ricotta”