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26 June 2013

Lemon and Orange Risotto With Calamari & Zucchini

This recipe was born after I tried a pasta dish with orange.  Thinking of creating a risotto dish with orange then adding lemon came to mind. Citrus goes very well with seafood so pairing them with calamari came out a good combination and the subtle taste of zucchini gave a healthier touch.  This risotto reminds me of summer even if orange is not a summer fruit.  If you are using oranges, please be sure that they are not sour.  This is a refreshing dish especially with the addition of mint.

I have other two recipes using fresh orange juice in cooking rice and barley.  They are Orzotto (Barley) With Agretti,  Shrimp & Oranges and Orange Rice With Cinnamon and Chocolate.

To go to the risotto recipe, please click on this link that will take you to She Knows, a site where I also develop recipes.  If you would like to see the list of recipes that I have developed for them, click on this link too.  Thank you and have a nice day!