Risotto with Scallops

Risotto with Scallops

Quick Navigation Scallops: The Versatile SeafoodEasy Risotto with Scallops RecipeRisotto with scallopsIngredientsInstructions One of the yummiest Italian grains with one of the most delectable edible bivalves, this Risotto with Scallops recipe makes a great primo dish. But why choose scallops, in particular, for your risotto dish? Read on to find out.   Scallops: The Versatile […]

Risotto with Garlic

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with Garlic Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients320 g rice1 onion4 cloves garlic1 cup white wine1 carton meat and vegetable brothExtra virgin olive oilParmesan cheese to taste InstructionsIn a pan, saute the coarsely chopped onion with a little oil. Add the rice and deglaze with white wine. Add […]

Risotto with Kale Pesto

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with Kale Pesto Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients200 grams of white cabbage60 ml of extra virgin olive oil50 grams of almonds peeled50 grams of walnuts2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese grated1 tablespoon of Romano cheese grated350 grams of Carnaroli rice50 grams of shallot2 teaspoons of mustard seeds1.7 liters […]

Baked Risotto with Kale

  Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Baked Risotto with Kale Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients½ cup walnuts coarsely chopped4 tablespoons olive oil1 medium onion finely chopped1 cup arborio riceKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper½ cup dry white wine1 small garlic clove1 cup packed fresh parsley leaves3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives2 cups torn Tuscan […]

Risotto with Milk

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with Milk Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients350 gr grain rice80 g butter1.75 liters of milkSalt InstructionsPut the milk in a pot and add a pinch of salt, then bring to a boil over medium heat, and stir occasionally with a wooden spoon. When the milk is boiling, […]

Risotto with Onions

  Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Risotto with Onions Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients350 g arborio rice2 white onions1 red onion1 liter of vegetable broth50 g grated Parmesan cheese40 g butterWhite wine to tasteSalt to taste InstructionsPeel the onions and chop finely, then pour into a pan to fry with 20 g of butter. […]

Risotto with Oats

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with Oats Author: NonnaBox Ingredients½ cup of oatmeal½ cup of rice2 cups water1 cup skim milk1 tablespoon butter½ cup finely chopped tomatoes½ cup chopped zucchini½ cup chopped cauliflower½ cup grated low-fat cheese½ teaspoon pepperSalt to taste InstructionsCombine water, oats, white rice and vegetables in a pot and […]

Risotto with Parmesan

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with Parmesan Servings: 2 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients1 liter of vegetable broth1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 shallot160 g of rice50 ml dry white wine40 g of grated Parmesan cheeseParmesan cheese shavings to garnishBalsamic vinegar InstructionsBring the vegetable broth to a boil. In another pot, fry the finely […]

Risotto with mushrooms and peas

  Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with mushrooms and peas Author: NonnaBox Ingredients300 grams rice300 grams mushrooms200 grams fresh or frozen shelled peas1 clove finely chopped garliconiondry white wine1 bunch parsley1 carton vegetable brothextra virgin olive oilsaltpeppergrated Parmesan cheese InstructionsFry the finely chopped garlic in a pan. Add the mushrooms and peas, cooking […]

What is Fontina?

Quick Navigation The History of FontinaFontina: How a World-Class Cheese is MadeFontina and Its Many ImitatorsFontina: The “Anytime Cheese” Fontina is a creamy, semi-firm Italian cheese that comes from cow’s milk. Although there are quite a few cheeses that have similar names (e.g., Fontella, Fontal, Fontinella, etc.), only the Italian Fontina — known as “Fontina […]

Risotto with Grilled Shrimp

Add another risotto recipe to your repertoire with this easy-to-make risotto with grilled shrimp version! Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Risotto with Grilled Shrimp Servings: 4 Author: Nonna Box Ingredients1 pound large shrimp cleaned and peeled1 teaspoon lemon zest¼ teaspoon red chili flake4 cups shrimp stock*2 tablespoons olive oil divided½ cup white onion diced2 […]

Risotto with dried mushrooms

Keen to try your hand at making risotto? Here’s an easy-to-prepare and authentically Italian risotto recipe made with fragrant and flavorful porcini mushrooms. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Risotto with dried mushrooms Servings: 4 Author: NonnaBox Ingredients1 liter vegetable broth150 g dried porcini mushrooms30 g butter1 onion3 sprigs of parsley400 g rice30 g grated […]

What is Grana Padano?

Quick Navigation THE HISTORY OF GRANA PADANOHOW   GRANA   PADANO   IS MADENUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES OF GRANA PADANOCULINARY APPLICATIONS FOR GRANA PADANOTHE GRANA PADANO PROTECTION CONSORTIUM Grana Padano is an immensely popular cheese with a hard, grainy texture and a wonderfully sweet flavor. It is often compared to Parmigiano-Reggiano due to their highly similar texture, flavor and history, […]

What is Bottarga? How Does It Taste Like?

Quick Navigation HOW BOTTARGA IS MADETHE HISTORY OF BOTTARGABOTTARGA VS. CAVIAR: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?TUNA BOTTARGA VS. GREY MULLET BOTTARGAWHAT IS BOTTARGA: USES AND CULINARY APPLICATIONS Bottarga is an unfamiliar name to many, but this distinctive ingredient can be found in a wide range of Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese and Greek cuisine. Often referred to as […]

What is Parmigiano Reggiano?

Quick Navigation THE HISTORY OF PARMIGIANO REGGIANOHOW PARMIGIANO REGGIANO IS MADEPROTECTING A TIME-HONORED HERITAGE: THE PARMIGIANO REGGIANO CONSORTIUMPARMIGIANO REGGIANO VS. PARMESAN CHEESE Parmigiano Reggiano is one of the most popular cheeses on the planet, with a rich history that spans more than nine centuries. This hard, granular cheese is widely hailed for its unique texture […]

The Story of Your Nonna Box

Each month, your Nonna Box arrives with its delicious and story-filled products ready to transport you to Italy via your kitchen. It’s a seamless and tasty experience, and yet so many stars must align before you ever receive your box. Indeed, a couple months ago I struggled to snag the last imported batch of pizzoccheri anywhere in […]

Meet our Tuscan nonna

“I left Radda in Chianti this morning on the 7 a.m. coach and I arrived in Montepulciano around 11:30 a.m. Last night, I couldn’t sleep for excitement,” scrawled Nonna Gabriella in her diary on September 10th, 1955. She was traveling to this “foreign place,” as she described it, for a handicraft exhibition, but little did she know it would […]