Polenta is a thick mash semolina slurry that makes many traditional recipes in Northern Italy. You can prepare it in many different ways. Hot and cold and for both sweet and savory dishes. Polenta is gluten-free. Would you like to give it a try? Here the preparation method of traditional basic polenta: Use per 100 g polenta 350 ml water or stock. Bring this to a boil and add the polenta while stirring. Cook gently for about 15 minutes while stirring. Remove the pan from the heat and mix, for example, Parmesan cheese and / or 1 egg. You can also let it solidify and fry it on both sides with some olive oil.