What Is Mushroom Risotto?
Mushroom Risotto is a common Italian rice dish that has a creamy texture melting in your mouth. Risotto has a lot of varieties. You have to keep on adding broths to Risotto that can be collected from meat or fish or veggies. One can add onion, butter, sausages, cheese, and white wine to it. And a pinch of saffron to give an authentic touch to it.
Mushroom Risotto is a favorite dish in Italy, a rice-producing country. And it started its journey there in the 14th century. Risotto can be a good first course to your Italian dinner.
It is mainly used to be the first dish in Italy that is served before the main course but now Risotto can be found as the main course itself, too. Sometimes it can be seen to serve as a side dish in a small proportion. Risotto comes in a large variety and almost all of them are very much popular. It comes in the forms of Risotto alla Milanese, Risotto al Barolo, Risi e Bisi, Risotto al Nero di Seppia, Risotto ai Funghi, Risotto alla Zucca and Risotto alla Pilota.
What Rice Is Good For Risotto?
Being a rice dish, Risotto is prepared with rice but the type of rice is pretty different from the normal ones. Usually, the round sticky small-grained kinds of rice that produce more starch get used to preparing Risotto. The varieties named Baldo, Maratelli, Carnaroli, Arborio, Roma, Vialone Nano are the perfect rice type for Risotto.
How To Make This Recipe Vegan?
Use vegetables' stock instead of chicken or meat stock. Do not add cheese or cream to it. And thus, you can get a vegan Mushroom Risotto. Use some vegan butter in the place of butter while preparing it.
What To Serve With Mushroom Risotto?
There are so many other dishes. If you are serving Mushroom Risotto as a first course or side course then you can serve it with main courses like Pork Roast, Roasted Chicken, Garlic Prawns, Rib Roast, or Roasted Lamb. If you are serving the Risotto as the main course then side courses like various green salads or garlic bread can be served with it.
Here are some our delicious recipes that you can serve with Mushroom Risotto: