Although traditional risottos use refined arborio rice and require constant stirring, you can achieve excellent results with this oven-baked version using short-grain brown rice, taking advantage of its whole-grain benefits.
Made a version of this March Root vegetable stew. Used veg we had in and added 'vegan chicken popcorn'. Didn’t do dumplings. It went down rather well. I left it in the oven for a while after the oven was turned off and it was better cooked - swede