Monday, May 2, 2016

Risotto with hop shoots step by step

Hops grow wild at my Aunt Alice's in the North of Veneto

Pick the new shoots and wash well, then chop.

Add a small chopped onion and then sauté with butter or olive oil (if making a vegan risotto).

Add carnaroli or another risotto rice and then, when the rice is hot, vegetable stock, ladle by ladle.

Keep stirring and adding stock (we made this over a wood fired kitchen, it didn't take long!)

Serve, by itself or with Parmigiano Reggiano

Flowers for Pinterest

Photos and Recipes by Alessandra Zecchini ©


  1. penso siano i fiori di luppolo, ottimi per il risotto, un abbraccio !


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