Tuna And Spinach Risotto

Rice dish with tuna and spinach

We reached that point in the Cooking Up A Treat household where the ingredients to make a full meal were starting to run a little low and I decided to go a bit rogue by creating a tuna and spinach risotto. It might seem a little out there but, especially when combined with all the […]

Quick Chicken And Sweetcorn Risotto

Quick mid-week risotto

Cooking a proper risotto takes time, care and only a few ingredients. This is not one of those proper risottos as it is done from start to finish rather quickly and is loaded with dairy products and other needless ingredients; it tastes delicious and is delightful to make all the same. This is a recipe […]

Chicken And Sweetcorn Risotto

A fancier chicken and sweetcorn risotto compared to the past

People often ask me what my favourite dish is to cook or if I have a speciality and whilst I am not a trained chef and some of my techniques are a bit dubious risotto has to be up there and over the years I have been cooking there has been a marked improvement. Risotto […]

Broccoli, Pea and Mint Risotto

Vegetable risotto with breaded cod

I am not really a huge fan of peas or mint but recently I wanted to use up some breaded fish fillets but was not feeling chips so opted to do a risotto. The idea of also having a meal full of greenery was pretty appealing as the remains of a chest infection has lingered […]

A Twist On Chicken Risotto

Risotto never looks overly pretty unless you put it in one of those weird small bowls with huge risen plate surroundings. But much look a book should not be judged by its cover the taste of food should not be judged by the chefs presentation skills. We rarely have actual risotto rice in and instead […]

Castello Italian, Frome

I recently went to Frome on a little trip with my Mum. We stayed in a place through Air BnB and did have our own kitchen and cooking space but as we were only there for a few days, had a lot to do and were both shattered we decided to get food out. In […]

Vegetable risotto with cheese bake

A simple vegetable risotto with a breadcrumbed cheese bake (to make up for not having any cheese to put in the risotto).