When is Autumn there is no better comfort food than a creamy polenta (corn flour), to pair with porcini mushrooms and soft cheese.
I love polenta because it is very quick to prepare, like in this recipe: literally 2o minutes pan to table!
Ingredients for 2 persons
200 g instant polenta
800 ml water
4 medium porcini mushrooms
Time: 20 minutes
Clean the mushrooms well with a toothbrush and slice them thinly, vertically. Sauté them for a few minutes with a drizzle of oil.
Slice the leek into rounds and sauté in a pan with a drizzle of oil, for a few minutes, until golden but crispy.
Prepare the polenta, cooking it according to the instructions (200 g polenta per 800 ml salted water).
Transfer it to a wooden cutting board and serve it with the browned mushrooms and leeks, adjusting pepper and salt if necessary and adding a drizzle of oil.
Are you a cheese lover? Pair it with some slices of Taleggio or creamy, soft and washed rind cheese.