Roast Winter Vegetable Risotto

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Open Rhodes Around Britain

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1996

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This risotto has a great texture with plenty of the roasted winter vegetables giving flavours and, of course, colours to the dish. It’s as basic as our other risotto dishes but leaves a totally different taste.

To finish this dish, I’ve made what I call a Roast Gravy Dressing. It certainly doesn’t sound vegetarian, but it is. The gravy taste comes from the reduction of Madeira. When reduced, Madeira can give a sweet but almost ‘meaty’ rich flavour. Also, once the vegetables have bee