Italian Risotto. In this episode of Culinary Secrets Chef Tomm teaches us how to make risotto. This recipe is the same one I learned while working in Tuscany. Risotto is a classic Italian main or side dish that uses short-grain rice.
Originally it comes from Piedmont, where rice is commonly grown. It is very important for the cuisine of Milan. Common ingredients of the base recipe are white wine, and onions. You can cook Italian Risotto using 13 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Italian Risotto
- Prepare 1/4 cup of butter.
- Prepare 1 of medium onion, chopped.
- It’s 1 stalk of celery, very finely chopped.
- It’s 2 cloves of garlic, minced or mashed.
- Prepare 1 cup of Arborio rice (or uncooked white rice).
- You need 1 tbs of olive oil.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of dry white wine.
- Prepare 3.5 cups of vegetable broth (hot).
- It’s 1/4 tsp of salt.
- You need 1/4 tsp of pepper.
- You need 1/2 tsp of dried thyme.
- It’s 3/4 cup of frozen peas, (completely thawed).
- Prepare 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
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Italian Risotto step by step
- Have all ingredients prepared, measured, and ready to use. Like they say, risotto waits for no one..
- Heat butter in a medium sauce pan on medium heat. When foam subsides, add onion and celery, sauté until onion is soft, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute..
- Stir in rice; add a bit of olive oil, sauté for 2-3 minutes. Keep stirring until slightly toasted..
- Add the wine and stir this a few times. Heat until the liquid is almost evaporated. [Add finely chopped celery leaves].
- Add 1 cup of the hot broth (microwave) into the rice mixture and stir. Add the salt & pepper and thyme. Stir often until liquid is absorbed..
- Add more broth each time in stages by one (1) cup, stirring routinely, just when the broth is absorbed, add the next, until all (but 1/2 cup) is used. Cooking time varies, ~ 30-40 minutes..
- With rice now just tender, add the peas, and mix. Remove from heat and add the parmesan cheese and mix thoroughly..
- Transfer the creamy rice to a bowl or plates, and enjoy..
- [Use the 1/2 cup broth for next day leftover heating].
Risotto is a creamy Italian rice dish usually made with Arborio rice. It can be a little time consuming but it's worth it. This is a dish that will impress guests. Italian risotto is obviously the best, so when we included not one but two risotto recipes in our Journey through Italy range, I was overcome with excitement, eager to learn new combinations. But Risotto does require a little effort so just make sure you plan for that.