Share: Arborio Rice A medium grain rice used for making risottos. In risottos, this rice has a creamy texture with a chewy center. Featured Recipes Butternut Squash Risotto Change up the flavor of risotto any time of year using in-season vegetables like butternut squash, spices and broths for a consistency that’s both creamy and comforting. —Katie Ferrier, Washington, Washington DC Strawberry Risotto For a fun twist on a classic Italian dish, try this creamy, rich risotto infused with the summery flavors of strawberry and basil. —Bruce Newcomer, Fredericksburg, Virginia Sweet Corn & Saffron Risotto The saffron adds a sunny yellow color to this creamy corn risotto. However, if you don't have any on hand, it can be omitted. The risotto is delicious either way.—Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida Related Tips Dollop A small mound of soft food such as whipped cream or whipped topping. Pasta Filata An Italian cheese-making technique that gives cheese, such as mozzarella and provolone their… Frost To cover a cake, cupcake or cookie with a spreadable frosting.