Risi e Bisi with Pancetta
Risi e bisi (rice and peas) is a famous Venetian dish. The proportions are what make it so unusual--as cooks there put it, for each grain of rice there should be a pea. Mariko Seguso prepares this like a traditional risotto, slowly adding stock and stirring constantly. This is a short-cut version.
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