Tag Archives: Risotto

Porcini and smoked bacon risotto

I love trying a new ingredient and seeing what culinary magic I can make with it. This week, I bought a jar of Porcini Mushroom Paste from the Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients range (£2.49 for a 90g jar). A couple of … Continue reading

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Exotic mushroom arrosto

Or, posh oven-baked mushroom risotto! I noticed that the wild mushroom crop is emerging in our local woodland as I crunched through the early autumn leaves at the weekend. I’m not a confident forager, and I urge anyone who does … Continue reading

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Pea and ham risotto

What makes a great risotto? The secret to a great risotto (apart from the 20 minutes of patience it takes to stir it) is the stock and using good quality rice such as Arborio or Carnaroli. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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