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Old 10-11-2014, 08:38 AM   #1
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Accompaniments for Butternut Squash Risotto

We have a friend and her aged parents coming for lunch next week. I am going to serve fresh Tomato soup to start with followed by Butternut squash Risotto and although I know that a green side salad will work fine I wondered if anyone can think of something a little more original. I will make a Vanilla Panna Cotta with blackberry coulis for dessert. As you can tell, we are going for 'light' choices due to her Mum and Dad's age and dietary needs. Thanks

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Old 10-11-2014, 12:40 PM   #2
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This sounds yummy and looks beautiful: http://www.fromthekitchen.co.nz/2014...l#.VDldcY4pA32
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:23 PM   #3
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Wow GG That looks stunning and my neighbour has loads of figs to give away. Thank you for a Brill idea x
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Serendipity! Glad I could help.
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That is a fantastic suggestion GG. If only figs were easier to get here. They show up at the grocer very breifly at the very beginning of summer and very end if summer. I will have to bookmark this for next year.

MM, your menu sounds wonderful. Do you have a recipe for the butternut squash rissoto? I'm a sucker for squash recipes.
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Old 10-12-2014, 05:46 AM   #6
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Hi P.A.G
This is the one that I like;

Butternut squash & sage risotto | BBC Good Food

but there are others which work just as well
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Old 10-12-2014, 06:17 AM   #7
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Here in Tx. we are getting a ton of asperagus now from South America. I like this very much in place of a Green Salad.

Eric, Austin Tx.
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Hi P.A.G
This is the one that I like;

Butternut squash & sage risotto | BBC Good Food

but there are others which work just as well
Thank you!
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That is a fantastic suggestion GG. If only figs were easier to get here. They show up at the grocer very breifly at the very beginning of summer and very end if summer. I will have to bookmark this for next year.

MM, your menu sounds wonderful. Do you have a recipe for the butternut squash rissoto? I'm a sucker for squash recipes.
You could finish it with a drizzle of maple-balsamic glaze (equal parts maple syrup and white balsamic vinegar reduced to about 1/2).
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