Fried Risotto Balls
Rice used to be a staple crop in Sicily, and while it's no longer farmed in the region, it's still enjoyed, especially in one of the island's most iconic foods.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Meaning “little oranges,” arancini consist of rich saffron risotto formed into large balls around a stuffing of cheese or meat and peas and deep fried until a crispy crust develops, which provides an appealing contrast to the creamy rice. I...