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Old 02-22-2012, 01:39 PM   #11
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@ GLC: Asparagus Risotto

I am pleased to hear that you shall be preparing my family recipe.

Thanks for your feed back.


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Old 02-22-2012, 01:40 PM   #12
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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Now this is a wonderful idea too ... It is lovely with a meat 2nd course ... or a fish entreé ... Thanks alot for the input.


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Old 02-24-2012, 12:16 PM   #13
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I'm a big fan of risotto, especially with asparagus and/or shrimp.

Have you ever heard of, or tried, lavender risotto with cranberries? I saw it on a cooking show here ("Chopped" on the Food Network), but have not seen it in the U.S. Thank you for sharing your recipe.
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Old 02-25-2012, 04:20 AM   #14
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@ Cerise: Lavendar in Risotto

@ Cerise,

Good Morning,

Firstly, I have never used lavendar with cranberries. The programme that you are referring to, is not broadcast in the Mediterranean.

Cranberries are a traditional USA crop ( Bay Colony Zone 1620 ) and I have never seen fresh cranberries in Italia. In Spain, there is an equivalent berry --- however, cranberries, no.

Lavendar: Of course, most of the world´s lavendar comes from Provence, France --- and being close to Italia and Spain, we do have lavendar, however, it is predominantely used in Baking.

When at our seaside house with the gals in Italia, I had once made a risotto with lavendar, fennel and Fiore Sardo Pecorino ... It was quite aromatic ... lovely actually ... Fun experiment ...

Give your idea a try and let us know how it turns out ...


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