Interested in spicing up the holiday? Chefs Marion, Anthony, Rosanna, John and Elaina of the New York City restaurant Fresco by Scotto share delicious and easy-to-make gourmet recipes to celebrate Columbus Day. Learn how to make swordfish with peperonata olive oil, three-cheese polenta gratin and a warm chocolate risotto pudding:
Warm chocolate risotto pudding with dates and orange zest The Scotto Family
1. Combine cocoa powder, heavy cream, whole milk, arborio rice and orange zest. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
2. Whisk together egg yolks, whole eggs, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Temper hot liquid into egg mixture.
3. Add chocolate and whisk until melted completely.
4. Add 1 cup heavy cream, pour into casserole dish, add dates and bake in a water bath at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes.
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