Risotto al nero di seppia – Cuttlefish ink risotto

Risotto al nero di seppiaMicaela & Massimo CC BY 2.0 – wikipedia.org

Cuttlefish ink risotto is a typical Venetian cuisine dish, also popular in other Mediterranean cuisines (e.g., Spanish Arroz negro).

Created as a poor man’s dish, where the cuttlefish, with all its ink, was combined with rice, initially without a risotto process, later spread in Croatia with the Venetian dominion and Friuli (where it is still a typical dish). Later in most of the Mediterranean, thanks mainly to Venetian merchants.

Regional Recipe from Veneto and Friuli

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