Sunday, November 11, 2012

White Truffle Risotto (Engl) Link

We head to 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo to learn how to make the lavish white truffle risotto from chef Umberto Bombana.

Highly prized for its rarity and distinctive and pleasing aroma, white truffles are one of the most precious ingredients in the world of gastronomy. At the peak of the white truffle season, we head to 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana at Alexandra House in Central to ask the "King of White Truffles" – to teach us how to prepare this luxurious Italian dish for a lavishing Christmas feast at home.

 In this video, chef Bombana will walk through the steps on how to prepare the perfect Italian risotto. He will also give us tips on how to choose the precious white truffles and the best ways of serving them.


320g carnaroli rice
40g chopped shallot
400ml chicken and veal white stock
40ml extra virgin olive oil
40ml white wine
15ml mascarpone
15ml taleggio
60g Jerusalem artichoke in small dice
30g unsalted butter
20g extra virgin olive oil
30g Parmigiano reggiano
30g Fontina cheese

Link to the video recipe

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