Green Tea Risotto

Before today, I had never made risotto from scratch.  In fact, the only time I've ever eaten risotto is when it's freshly-made in Italian restaurants.  I guess I just didn't trust myself to be able to make a good batch.  And, I usually try to steer away from the ultra creamy consistency characteristic of this popular rice dish.  But, when I was perusing the recipes from the Secret Recipe Club submissions, I knew I had to try the Green Tea Risotto.  How unusual, a risotto dish not made with chicken broth or cream but rather green tea?  I've made … [Read more...]