Risotto meaning

rĭ-sōtō, rē-zōttō
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A dish consisting of rice cooked in stock with other ingredients, such as mushrooms and Parmesan cheese.
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An Italian dish with a creamy texture, typically made from a short-grained rice that is sauteed and then simmered in broth: the rice may then be flavored as with cheese, butter, vegetables, etc.
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(countable) An Italian savoury dish made with rice and other ingredients.

I'll order us a couple of risottos.

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(uncountable) Risotto considered as food.

Do you like risotto?

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Origin of risotto

  • Italian from riso rice from Old Italian rice

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary