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Risotto a la Milanese Recipe

One of the most typical and well known dishes in Milan

Risotto a la Milanese recipe. It is more than just a saffron risotto. The current page will give you the classical Milanese method necessary for making this risotto recipe. 

Although this exotic plant is a key ingredient of this risotto recipe, this dish is usually served as a side for ossobuco, a Milanese style cut of veal shank. Once it is properly cooked, its flesh becomes tender and juicy. 

This traditional delicacy can be enjoyed at the tables of fine Milanese restaurants, amongst them renowned local trattorias such as the Masueli San Marco, Antica Trattoria Morivione, Casa Fontanta 23 Risotti, L'Umlet and Ratanà. 

Click on the menu below to get further information on the right ingredients and the proper way of cooking this originaly Milanese specialty. It will bring a refined, authentic touch to dinnertime and delight your palate with its creamy texture, rich flavor and delicate aroma. 

Don't hesitate in trying this unique regional recipe. The distinct flavors of Lombardy will grant you unparalleled sensory experiences that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. 

Browse our pages and take home an important part of the Region's culinary culture.

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