Sunday, April 25, 2010

Pancetta and Shiitake Risotto


I made this yummy risotto the other day, with pancetta and shiitake for something different.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pancetta
  • one small pack of shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 baby bella mushrooms
  • one cup of vegetable stock
  • 4 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup of white wine
  • 2 cups of water
  • one cup of Arborio Rice
  • one cup frozen peas
  • a little Parmesan cheese for garnish
Method:

  1. saute the onion and garlic in olive oil
  2. then add the pancetta for 3 minutes
  3. add rice and peas and the wine and stir keep stirring the rice loses the water then add another cup, stir then add the final cup this takes about 30-45 minutes
  4. near the end sprinkle with Parmesan cheese



finally Lazaro of Lazaro Cooks kindly gave me I Love your blog award thanks so much, I am enjoying your blog, be sure to check it out everyone


What are your favorite mushrooms? I am going to try Maiitake next!


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