Arancini - Rice Balls Recipes by our Italian Grandmas

If you haven't tried "Arancini - Rice Balls Recipes by our Italian Grandmas," you will want to take a look at these delicious recipes. These traditional rice ball recipes have been passed down from generations of Italian Nonna's, so you know they're going to be good.

The Sicilian Culinary Tradition has produced many great foods that are popular and enjoyed around the world. One of these popular recipes is Arancini or Rice Balls. This rice balls recipe can be made in many different ways and can be stuffed with just about anything from meat, vegetables, sweets or simply made small and enjoyed with no stuffing. Some of the ingredients you will find in this traditional recipe include rice, Saffron, chicken stock, grated Roman cheese, softened butter, and egg yolks. Some ingredients you might find in the filling recipe include ground beef, tomato paste, chopped onion, and thawed frozen peas. To start in a large pot, add the stock and saffron and bring to a boil. Next add rice, stir once, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook about 25 minutes or until water is absorbed. Do not remove cover during this cooking period.

On this site you will find traditional authentic Italian recipes passed down from generations of Italian grandmothers and Nonna's from all the regions of Italy. Rossella is the host of the all new online cooking show and food webisode series, Cooking with Nonna. Rossella was born into a family of culinary aficionado's and food lovers. Growing up there was always something on the stove, says Rossella a first generation Italian American from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Her roots are from Mola di Bari, a small fishing village known as Mola where her parents were born. For Rossella cooking was never about cooking, it was about family, community and spending quality time with each other. Russell spent most of her childhood in the kitchen with her maternal Grandmother Roman learning the long legacy of recipes passed down through the generations.

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