Risotto Masterclass with Riso Gallo: the secrets of Italian rice


During National Rice Week (19th - 26th September) the celebration of Riso Gallo 160th anniversary goes on with a fantastic partly hands-on lesson and demo withDanilo Cortellini, Head Chef of the Italian Embassy in London and Masterchef:The Professionals 2015 finalist on how to master the techniques of making the perfect risotto and plenty of other recipes with Italian rice. You will pick up some of his trade secrets and tips and leave with the confidence that you will be able to recreate the dishes at home. After the class, you can enjoy a lovely 3 course meal while sipping on delicious Italian wine.


Don't miss this one of a kind opportunity to taste the amazing products of Riso Gallowith Danilo's personal approach, for an exclusive experience in the marvellous venue of the "Sicilian" kitchen at Venturi’s Table for a social cooking experience.

Cooking class details and menu:

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price per person: £67 including VAT
  • Maximum number of guests: 16
  • Location: Venturi’s Table Cookery School, 6 Morie Street, SW18 1SL


  • 10.45 Greetings and introduction
    • 11.00 Class starts. Content:
    Partly hands on lesson in making "Arancini".
    How to make a great risotto.
    How to make Italian rice salad.
    How to use whole-grain cereals.
    • 13.00 Lunch is served. Menu:
    To start: tomatoes and mozzarella "Arancini"
    Baby spinach salad with soft boiled eggs, crispy pancetta, hazelnuts and balsamic vinegar
    Pumpkin, sage and gorgonzola cheese Risotto
    Chocolate Caprese" cake



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