Mushroom Risotto

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Mushroom Risotto

by Chef Autumn Brown of Bruno Hotplate

Risotto is a Northern Italian dish of  rice cooked in stock from vegetables or meat. This creamy and rich dish can be made using the Bruno Hotplate. Learn how to cook this humble dish right now!

Cuisine: European Course: Main Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 25 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 35 mins  Serves : 1 – 2  Servings


  • Basic Risotto
    • 1 pc Yellow Onion, brunoised
    • 250g Arborio Rice
    • 400 – 500 ml Chicken Stock / Vegetable stock (if vegetarian)
    • 80 ml White Wine
    • 3 sprigs Fresh Thyme, chopped
    • 120g Un-salted Butter, cubed
    • Salt (to taste)
    • Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
  • Toppings
    • Dried Porcini, rehydrated in hot water and finely chopped
    • 75g Shimeiji Mushrooms
    • 5 pcs Fresh White Button Mushrooms



  1. Bring chicken stock to a simmer and keep warm.
  2. Preheat Bruno Hotplate on medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil.
  3. Add onions and rehydrated porcini, stir-fry for a few minutes, do not brown.
  4. Lower heat if needed.
  5. Add fresh thyme and rice. Mix well.
  6. Turn the up to med-high, add fresh mushrooms and white wine.
  7. Let it sizzle for a bit.
  8. Lower heat to low-med, add a ladleful of stock and mix frequently until the stock is absorbed.
  9. Add another ladleful of stock and repeat until rice is cooked (around 15-20 minutes).
  10. Taste and season with adequate amount of salt and pepper.
  11. When rice is cooked and is still a little runny, turn off the heat. Quickly toss and stir in grated cheese and butter, to stop the cooking process.
  12. Plate up and serve immediately. Grate more cheese on top if you like.


  • If you have leftover risotto, store them in the fridge.
  • You can mould them into balls and grill them on Bruno Takoyaki Hotplate the next day for a quick snack.


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