This post is written in partnership with Cheeses of Europe.
Risotto is the comfort food we all need right now. And while it can get a reputation for being finicky to make, a simple risotto is easy and adaptable.
Don’t believe the critics: you don’t have to stand over the stove forever tending and fussing; just keep your eye on the pot and stir occasionally.
For this recipe, we’re adding the beautiful nutty and earthy French cheese Mimolette, and topping the dish with crispy sage leaves – this makes a side dish special enough for the holiday table but easy enough to pull off on an average weeknight.
What is Mimolette?
Mimolette is a deep orange-colored semi-hard cow’s milk cheese from France with a distinctive bright color and nutty flavor.
It’s mainly produced in the Northern French county of Flanders around Lille, which closely borders the…