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The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook: From Direwolf Ale to Auroch Stew - More Than 150 Recipes from Westeros and Beyond (Unofficial Cookbook) Hardcover – April 18, 2012
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"Even when he fears that he is being led into a trap and that the dish before him may be poisoned, Tyrion cannot help but acknowledge his desire for just a taste of it. The mushrooms before him glistening with butter and smelling of garlic make his mouth water, and it’s nob wonder. Poisoned or not, this savory dish would tempt just about anyone." (A Dance with Dragons, Chapter One)
- 4 large portobello mushrooms with stems
- 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided
- 4 large white onions, finely chopped
- 10 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 cup arborio rice
- 5 cups vegetable stock or water
- 2 tablespoons grated imported Parmesan cheese, preferably Parmigiano-Reggiano
- Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- 1 bunch scallions, finely chopped
- Scented olive oil, such as truffle oil, garlic oil, or herb oil (or very good extra-virgin olive oil)
- Finely chop the stems of the mushrooms. Set the caps aside. In a large saucepan, melt 5 tablespoons of the butter, and sauteÅL the onions and garlic over medium heat until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add the chopped mushroom stems, and saute a minute longer. Season with salt.
- Add the rice. Stir well to coat, then add 1 cup of stock and stir until the liquid is mostly absorbed. Add another cup of stock, stirring constantly, and allow the rice to absorb it. Continue adding stock cup by cup, until all liquid is used and rice is tender, but still a little firm to the bite in the middle (about 25 minutes). Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter and the cheese, and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside.
- Slice the portobello caps paper-thin. Divide risotto into 4 bowls, immediately sprinkle with the shaved portobellos, and garnish with scallions and a drizzle (about 2 teaspoons) of truffle oil (or other flavored oil).
A Word of Wisdom
Need to know your mushrooms? Creminis are just young portobellos; both are nutty, and gourmand favorites. Fluted oyster mushrooms have a more subtle flavor. Any young mushroom can be called a button, but chefs usually reserve the name for the white button variety. White mushrooms are simply button mushrooms with the caps fully opened.
"This is a really interesting and ambitious book with remarkably strange, and quite imaginative, recipes." --T. Susan Chang, WRSI.com, Cookbooks for Dinner Blog & Boston Globe/NPR Food Writer
"Includes details on the origin of each recipe and is broken up into engaging, fan-centric chapters." --HollywoodChicago.com
"This cookbook is one of the most detailed and well-researched niche books I've ever read. I appreciate that the author took such care to read through each book and make so many dishes come to life in an authentic way. The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook is as authentic as it gets." --Geekadelphia.com
"Readers can get practical instructions on more than 150 food and drink recipes over 256 pages in this recommended hardcover cookbook. The recipe descriptions do not spoil any plots in the book series. Kistler presents each recipe with consideration and thought beyond simply slapping a character or location on each one." --Blogcritics.org
"Sex, violence, a few recipes for wild boar – yup, it's time for Game of Thrones. Some of the dishes in the new Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook had me salivating. If you're looking for a little inspired ideas for your Game of Thrones bash – or anytime, really – check these recipes out." --Vancouver Sun
"Delicious treats abound in Alan Kistler's The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook, all inspired by food found in the epic fantasy series." --Flavorwire.com
"The concept behind The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook is genius.... As a fan of A Song of Ice and Fire, I love the cookbook because each recipe is tied to a character, and there are excerpts from the series on each page." - Quarters Magazine