Italian Lunch

RISI & BISI (RICE & PEAS VENETIAN-STYLE)

Risi e bisi, otherwise known as rice and peas: one of the cornerstones of traditional Venetian cooking and a dish that contains the aroma of spring.

Are you ready to take a trip back in time to the era of the Serenissima of Venice?

SERVINGS 4

INGREDIENTS:

1 kg small and sweet peas

200 g Vialone Nano rice

50 g butter

1 teaspoon of olive oil

2 slices of home-cured pancetta (pork-belly bacon)

1 liter or more of broth

50 g grated parmesan

2 green onions

Parsley and salt to taste 

 

METHOD 

Prepare the base: shell and wash the peas, chop the white part of the green onions together with the parsley and fry them on low heat in a pan with the oil and half the butter. Add the pancetta diced into cubes

 

Simmer the peas: when the green onions begin to brown, add the peas and a couple of ladles of hot broth. Add salt, cover the pan and leave it to cook on a moderate heat for around ten minutes.

 

Add the rice: add the remaining hot broth before adding the rice and cooking, stirring often.

 

Cook until creamy: once the cooking is complete, mix it together with the remaining butter and add the grated parmesan.

 

 

Serve the dish nice and hot: give it a try so you can also have a little taste of the magic of Venice!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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