Cini Supplì | Risotto Balls | Breaded Risotto Balls with a Gooey Cheese Centre

I mentioned recently I’d been busy with setting up my Supplì-making business: Cini Ltd.
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I’ve been really busy over the past few days!  I now have:

A website & blog
A facebook page
A twitter account
A pinterest account
A Google+ page
A LinkedIn Company page
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If you love Italian food, love risotto, love cheese, and especially if you have tried my Supplì,  please follow any or all of the above.  I hope that my Supplì will be a HUGE phenomenon UK-wide and, why not, even worldwide!

I know that they taste & look great.  I’ve had brilliant feedback, including from an independent retailer (I can’t say too much at this stage, but we’re looking to do a store trial with tasters in the autumn, all being well!).  Now I just need to raise awareness of these exquisite Italian morsels 🙂  Any help greatly appreciated!

For recipes, tips & general foodie stuff, go to www.gloriouslygoodfood.com
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When I was unwell as a child, my mum would give me boiled rice, but not just any boiled rice, oh no!

Risotto rice (e.g. Arborio or Carnaroli), boiled in ample salted water (not cooked like a risotto, but with all the water added at the start), then served with some of the starchy water (i.e. you don’t drain it),  a generous drop of olive oil, a knob of butter & tons of grated parmesan. Delicious and so comforting!

Now I’m an Italian Mamma myself, I’ve been doing the same with my kids when they’re not well (though if their tummies are the problem, I steer clear of the butter & parmesan, settling for just a tiny drop of olive oil for taste instead).

My eldest daughter Charlie, aged 14, is proving quite capable in the kitchen already and tends to cook her own rice when she’s not well.  It’s an instant feel-good remedy that’s becoming a family tradition, being passed down from generation to generation.  I can imagine my grandchildren, great-grandchildren and beyond enjoying the same comfort food when they’re unwell!

Try it – you’ll immediately feel like you’re getting a lovely warm hug!

For more recipes, tips & general foodie stuff, go to www.gloriouslygoodfood.com