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  • So—I hope this volume will arouse and maybe satisfy hungers, be gnawed on for a good long time, and have effects not unlike those of your favorite handmade vodka or exquisite dish of risi e bisi.

    The Best American Poetry 2010

  • We had risi e bisi—peas from the garden mixed in with rice just before it had finished cooking.

    One Big Table

  • After years of climate change denial, a consortium of energy industry giants led by ExxonMobil and Massey Energy are launching a global campaign to provide island nations with equipment to combat risi ...

    Jerry Cope: Oil and Coal Companies to Begin Huge Scuba Giveaway

  • Such a fate for having an extramarital affair and lying about it would mean that millions should be added to the already risi ...

    Craig Crawford: Give Edwards a Break

  • Evidently, the most prestigious dishes in medieval Venice tasted more like chicken korma or lamb dopiaza than modern classics such as liver alla veneziana or risi e bisi a soupy risotto with peas—the pods can also be used to make the broth even more tasty.


  • Hazan tells of the 25th April, that while all of Italy celebrates their liberation from Fascist and German rule, the Venetians also used to celebrate the birthday of St Mark, patron saint of the republic that lasted 1,000 years and in honour of him had the first taste of risi e bisi for the season, on this day.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • One of the favourite dishes at our place is risi e bisi, which I've been making for many years now.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • It seems that somewhere down the track, I had mistakenly come to believe that risi e bisi was a risotto dish.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • And don't feel alone - I always pictured risi e bisi as a risotto style dish too!

    At My Table

  • Eius possessionis valor æstimatur in anno 30. cuman de assinarijs bladi, et risi, nec quærit nisi delitiosè viuere in isto seculo, vt cum diuite Epulone sepeliatur in inferno.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville


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  • Tiny pasta smaller than orzo.

    January 28, 2010