*Risotto with Salmon


- 2 cups Italian rice
- 1 pound fresh salmon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 onion
- 1 glass dry white wine
- 1 glass sparkling wine
- salt, pepper
- 2 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup brandy


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

Boil the salmon in a pint of water, drain, and save the water. Place the finely chopped onion in a pot with the butter, add the rice and saute' at a high flame. Wet the rice a little at a time with the salmon water. Add the white wine, then the sparkling wine. Stir vigorously for 1-2 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and the salmon cut into pieces. Turn down flame and simmer while continuing to add the hot salmon water to keep the rice submerged and at a boil. Stir gently. When the rice is cooked turn off flame, add parmesan cheese, the egg yolks, brandy and stir vigorously. Transfer the rice to an oven pan and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes. Serves four.