TUSCAN MUSHROOM RISOTTO / Risotto ai funghi toscani

Many recipes of traditional Italian cuisine are perfectly vegetarian. This is one of them. Click on the picture to get the recipe. Tuscan cooking is characterised today by simple food without heavy sauces. Cooking is done with olive oil, which is used as salad dressing, poured over bread, and used in soups and stews. Beans are a staple. Sage, rosemary, thyme, and marjoram are popular herbs. The farmland produces olive oil, wine, wheat, and fruits. Vegetables grown there include artichokes, asparagus, spinach, beans, and peas. There are also a great number of wild mushrooms, including porcini and morels.

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