Mixed Mushroom Risotto with the Umami Mushroom Mix!

Mixed Mushroom Risotto with the Umami Mushroom Mix!

Ingredients

200g Arborio Rice

60g Butter

20ml White Balsamic Vinegar

50g Shallots peeled and finely chopped

10g Dried Porcini Mushrooms

100g Mixed Mushrooms wiped and chopped

15g Letterbox Umami Mushroom Mix

1ltr Vegetable Stock

25g Mascarpone

25g Parmesan finely grated

Italian Flat Leaf Parsley chopped

 

        Method

  1. Boil half of the stock and pour over the dried mushrooms allow to soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Melt 20g of the butter in a suitable sized saucepan and add the shallots, cook gently until starting to soften then add the rice.
  3. Stir well to coat the grains then add the vinegar and turn up the heat allowing the vinegar to reduce until almost evaporated.
  4. Carefully add a ladle of the vegetable stock stirring well.
  5. Add the stock paste or powder and continue adding the stock
  6. Carefully decant the mushroom liquor from the dried mushrooms and add gradually.
  7. When the rice is cooked season with a little freshly ground black pepper.
  8. Add in 20g of butter, some parmesan and the mascarpone.
  9. In a frying pan add the last of the butter and heat over a high heat until starting to foam.
  10. Add the mixed mushrooms and sauté until lightly cooked then scatter in the chopped parsley.
  11. Spoon the risotto into warm bowls and then top with the mushroom mixture.

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