Friday, October 26, 2007


Risotto involves ingredients that has already been cooked. In this instance chicken, swiss brown mushrooms and asparagus will be used.

Summary of Ingredients:
Cooked chicken, swiss brown mushrooms & asparagus
1 onion
2 cups of risotto
2 tablespoons of butter
6 cups of chicken stock
1 cup of white wine
1 teaspoon of lemon zest
1/2 a cup of grated fresh parmesan

*Sweating the diced onion involves cooking it till it becomes translucent but preventing it from browning.

** The Maillard reaction refers to the caramelizing effect when food browns.

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