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Riffon risotto dish

Marinag Nov 5, 2011 07:35 PM

Riffon, copperware manufacturer actually has a special risotto pan on sale, which looks very different from any othe pan with a peculiar handle:


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    Marinag RE: Marinag Nov 5, 2011 07:37 PM

    This was designated to be a reply for the discussion on risotto pans

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      escondido123 RE: Marinag Nov 5, 2011 08:36 PM

      I have made risotto in a wide variety of pan, as well as an electric skillet. This looks like a very pretty pan and if you have the money to buy it you should certainly feel free to do so, but it will not make better risotto than ordinary pans.

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        Miss Priss RE: Marinag Nov 6, 2011 06:42 AM

        I believe Williams Sonoma used to sell this same Ruffoni "risotto pan" in the U.S. It seems to be--in fact, I'd go so far as to say it IS--just a small rondeau or sauteuse with an annoying and pointless wire bail handle. (OK, I admit it--that's only my opinion.) The item that they currently offer as a Ruffoni "risotto pan" looks just like a small saucier. In fact, it IS a small saucier. I don't know whether I find this kind of marketing more amusing than insulting, or vice versa.

        1. Bada Bing RE: Marinag Nov 6, 2011 12:47 PM

          Your link sent me to a website with two pans called risotto pans. I don't see any advantage in either of them over a more multi-purpose clad-and-stainless saucier or enameled cast iron pan for risotto.

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