How to Make Risotto Al Tartufo Bianco

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In case you out of power, eat some half made cassoulet, sofrito, with some pita chips.

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When you get power back, stop by a fancy store.

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Buy some good quality rice. This is Carnaroli Rice. You can also use Arborio. High starch. Check Wikipedia for more information.

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Walk to places that you never walk before.

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Buy some secret ingredient at this store. They are in season. You can always buy them online.

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Go to a concert.

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Walk back.

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No bueno.

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Snowing.

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First thing, get a pot of water on the stove. Or chicken stock if you have any. Make sure it's seasoned with salt. Let it boil.

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Brown butter.

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Heavy Cream

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Whip it. You need about one or two tablespoons.

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Onion

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Peel.

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Chop it

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Add to the pot

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Some olive oil or even butter.

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Garlic is optional

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Chop it if you decide to use it.

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Sweat your onions until they turn translucent. It's ok to taste this.

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Open the can

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Beautiful rice already.

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Add to the pot. Use your judgement about the amount.

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It will start to get translucent.

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Add a little bit of white wine. Make sure the stove/fire it's on high.

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Let the rice absorb all the vino. The water should be boiling at this point.

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Add a ladle of water/stock.

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Stir constantly.

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Let it absorb.

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A little more. Keep stirring.

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A little more liquid. Repeat the process a couple of times. This process, hot stock plus stir, will release the starch from the rice. Making it creamy.

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Keep on stirring. Almost there.

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You can check if the rice it's cooked. A good opportunity to meet al-dente.

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Add a good amount of butter, turn the heat off, whipped cream and some Parmigiano-Reggiano. You can also add mascarpone, bone marrow or any other kind of fat. Truffle oil is ok if you want to add it.

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Secret ingredient. Make sure it's clean of dirt. If you have enough you can even chop some of it and add it to the rice. Like the scramble egg thing.

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Just in case you wonder what's in the red pot.

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Add brown butter to the bottom of the bowl.

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Rice

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Make enough for two.

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Shave it.

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There you go.

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Risotto al Tartufo Bianco

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Enjoy.

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It's almost winter. You need extra coating.

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Enjoy the concert.

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