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Nov 5, 2011 07:35 PM

Riffon risotto dish

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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    1. 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.

      1. 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. 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.