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White Chocolate Risotto with Rose Infused Pears



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  • 325 grams arborio rice
  • 2 vanilla pods, Halved and sliced down the middle
  • 60 grams raw sugar
  • 60 grams unsalted butter
  • 100 grams Rose or White Wine
  • 800 grams Milk
  • 100 grams White Chocolate Buttons
  • Dark Chocolate Buttons
  • mint, Handful
  • pistaschios, Handful


  • 8 cardamon pods
  • 6-8 Firm, ripe pears, Peeled and quartered
  • 200 grams White Wine or Rose
  • 100 grams water
  • 100 grams Rose Petal Jam, Available at good European Delis
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add butter, sugar and vanilla pods to the bowl and saute 3min/120deg/speed 1

  2. Insert Butterfly whisk.  Add rice and saute 1min/120deg/Counter-clockwise operation.

  3. Add White wine and saute 2min/Varoma/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.5. Without the measuring cup.

  4. Add milk.  Cook 13min/100deg/Counter-clockwise operation/1.5, placing simmering basket instead of measuring cup.

  5. Transfer to Thermo Server, stirring through White Chocolate and shredded mint

  6. Reduction
  7. Turbo Pistaschio nuts 0.5 sec. once. Set aside

  8. Add cardamon and bruise on speed5/4sec.

  9. Pour wine, water, Rose Petal jam into the jug.

  10. Place simmering basket with pears into jug. Poach 20min/Varoma/speed 2.

  11. Remove simmering basket and pears.

  12. Reduce liquid 15min/Varoma/speed 2.  if required cook another 5 min.

  13. Place a couple of Darck Chocolate buttons on the base of individual bowls covering with a portion of Risotto arrange pears and pour reduction onto Risotto.  Sprinkle with cardamon.


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To avoid pears browning, marinade in the reduction liquid prior to cooking.

Reduction can be prepared beforehand

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