We're making Porcini Mushroom & Spec Ham Risotto, Chervil Parmesan Foam with Executive Chef Edward Allen of Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Porcini Mushroom (or your favorite variety)
Spec Ham (can Substitute with prosciutto)
Salt & pepper
Porcini Mushroom & Spec Ham Risotto Steps:
1. In sauce pan heat oil, sweat diced onion add rice continue to sauté until onions are translucent, do not brown the rice.
2. Add chicken stock, bring to boil, reduce to simmer until stock is absorbed.
3. Spread rice onto sheet pan to cool. This can be done well in advance of the final preparation.
4. In sauté pan, heat oil, add mushrooms to caramelize add shallots and ham then deglaze with wine.
5. Add par cook rice and chicken stock, cook until rice is tender, add parmesan finish with butter adjust seasoning as needed.
Chervil Parmesan Foam Steps:
1. Heat cream, add chervil until warm, blend together and strain.
2. Return to heat, add lethicin powder.
3. Using stick blender, create foam.