My main key in finding new recipes is ease. I can't stand a faffy, fiddley recipes that need 20 different spices and herbs that you just do not have in the cupboards. I'm all about less ingredients with maximum flavour.
Bring on the risotto!!
I have never done one before, purely because i'm not a huge fan of rice. But, the boys love it and Elsie loves a curry so i figured why not.
Prawn and Pea Risotto.
Serves 4. Or 2 good portions for adults and 2 (and a half!) children.
400g peeled prawns
300g risotto rice
few handfuls of peas
1 medium onion
9floz of milk
1pt fish stock or water
Knob of butter
Finely chop the onions and fry in the butter until soft. Add the stock, milk and rice and give it a good stir. Bring to the boil and turn the heat right down with the lid on the saucepan.
Put the prawns and peas in for the last 5 minutes
Cook for 18 minutes in total
Season with salt and pepper if desired
It tasted real yummy and the kids loved it!! As you can see...