​​HealthXchange's Professional Chef Series - Chef Jarrell Tan of Jarrell's Bistro

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Mushroom Cake Risotto

Serves 1


Risotto / Arborio Rice - 500g

​Button Mushroom - 115g

​Onion (diced) - 150g

​Morel / Mushroom stock - 500g

​Parmesan Cheese - 50g

​Thyme - 2g

​Bay Leaves - 1g

​Butter - 90g

​Morel Mushrooms - 20g

​Sugar - 15g

​Olive Oil - 100g

​White wine - 40g

​Salt - 20g


1. Soak Morel Mushrooms in water and rest for 1 hour.

2. Heat a pan with olive oil. Add in and bay leaves, thyme and onions. Fry until onions turn light brown.

3. Add in button mushrooms and morel mushrooms. Fry unil the mushrooms are fully cooked.

4. Add in all the risotto/rice. Add in white wine and morel stock bit by bit, only adding after the stock and wine is reduced fully. (until it the wine and stock dries up)

5. Add in salt, sugar, parmesan cheese and butter. Stir well and plate the dish. Enjoy!

About the chef

Chef-owner Jarrell Tan brings over 15 years of experience to Jarrell’s Bistro, honing his skills at F&B establishments under the Mount Faber Leisure Group, Fairmont Singapore and Swissotel the Stamford. As a culinary artiste, Chef Jarrell presents his flair for creation and clever manipulation of flavours by adding his signature touch to different cuisines, and elevates them with a local modern cooking style. In Jarrell's Bistro, he demonstrates his passion for the culinary arts and provides a variety of dishes that cater to the local palate, each aesthetically impressive.

About the establishment

Jarrell’s Bistro is a newly opened Asian Fusion Restaurant, situated along Telok Ayer Street. Its double volume space is beautifully decorated in a dark green and brown colour palette, making it warm yet sophisticated. This setting creates the perfect ambience to savour a fine selection of contemporary tapas created by Chef Owner, Jarrell Tan. Working closely with Chef Jarrell is Eemin Chow, Pastry Chef of Jarrell’s Bistro, who has created exquisite desserts which are works of art.

Address: 198 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068637

Tel: 6223 1766

Email: enquiries@jarrells.com.sg

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