Lessons > How to Vary Risotto

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Lesson Overview

Risotto is a very versatile dish that lends itself well to a variety of flavors. Once you have mastered how to make a basic risotto, you can begin to incorporate different ingredients throughout the cooking process to create a variety of delicious dishes.

In this lesson, you will learn how to incorporate various sauces, purées and additional ingredients during the risotto making process. This lesson will give you the freedom to improvise so you can work without recipes to create an endless number of new and exciting meals.

Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • add sauces and vegetable purees to risotto
  • determine when in the cooking process to add additional ingredients
  • create new dishes by changing up the mirepoix
  • add vegetables to risotto without compromising their texture, flavor and color

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. How to Vary Risotto 2 mins
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
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3. How to Vary a Risotto 6 mins
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4. Practice Activities & Recipes 45 mins
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5. Lesson Quiz 5 mins
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Finish Line 1 hr Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

Prerequisites & Related Lessons

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The Risotto Method

11 Tasks | 10 Videos | 8 Recipes | 2 hrs 54 mins

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