Enrico and Eliana’s Italian Cooking Lesson, No.2 – “Risotto”

Its main characteristic is the retention of starch that cooking is transformed into natural gelatine and binds the grains together into a compound of type creamy. There are hundreds of quality rice but the most suitable are Maratelli, Carnaroli, Arborio, Vialone nano. The other ingredients will change depending on the recipe to prepar…e. In the new philosophy of modern risotto seasoning and cooking the rice following separate for greater respect for cooking times for its flavours and consistence final, where every single ingredient will have retained their original characteristics and retained its flavour. As the master of the new Italian cuisine Gualtiero Marchesi teacher (Riso oro zafferano, 1981 Gualtiero Marchesi) (Gold and saffron rice) Referring to the previous lesson on dry pasta in this case too cooking the rice will have to be absolutely “al dente” if you don’t  want to commit a crime for your health !! Concept of “al dente”: that is moderately cooked, in order to maintain a certain resistance to chewing.
Let´s start now!
Enjoy and “BUON APPETITO”
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Meet Maya your Backpacker World Travel consultant!

Hi, my name is Maya and I am the manager of Backpacker World Travel in Byron Bay and also very lucky to be at Lexis English in Byron three times a week – a great school with lovely people!

“If you want to find me in the school: I am there on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 12-3pm. I started working for Backpacker World Travel in Sydney in August 2011, worked for 8 months in great Sydney, moved to Darwin to work there for 6 months.  I moved in the beginning of October to Byron Bay. In the meantime, I am already 2.5 years in Australia. I am born and raised in the Netherlands, so if you like to have a chat in Dutch, French or German let me know! I can’t really speak French anymore but I still understand what you are talking about. I saw Australia 1.5 times and there is not a lot of places I haven’t seen. I love traveling and if I have the change I will go somewhere new and exciting. I love travel challenges! If I don’t know the answer to your question, I will find it out for you!”

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