This is a wonderful and well-balanced risotto with shiitake mushrooms and Gorgonzola cheese. A good main course or side.
Find truffle oil in gourmet shops and some delis.
Stilton cheese may also be used instead of Gorgonzola.
this was great! we made a few changes: fresh chanterelles (1 cup), no cream, and double the gorgonzola. We used black truffle oil instead of white. Served with cabernet sauvignon, crusty bread and a salad, this was a gourmet meal. For the lazy cooks out there like me, 12 oz. of arborio rice is 1.5 cups, and one quart of stock is 4 cups. Next time I will add a bit more garlic. - 16 Oct 2010 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
FYI You can find the (tough-to-find) truffle oil at TJ Maxx - 31 Jan 2008 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
This was tasty, but I think that next time I will use all fresh mushrooms - the dried chantarelles overwhelmed the dish for me. - 13 Nov 2008 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)