Risotto

25 cooking-time-25-min

Available in 900g.

The provenance of this wonderful creamy Arborio rice is the fertile foothills of the Italian Alps. Its ability to absorb sophisticated flavour makes it our favourite in preparing the quintessential Italian dish, Risotto.

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Nutritional Information

Glycemic Index

69 (medium)

  • non-gmo
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  • Gluten free rice

Description

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Cooking Ratio

1 Rice: 6 Water

Grain Type

Short grain Arborio rice.

Ideal for

The famous and classic Italian dish - Risotto! However, in a pinch, you can use Arborio rice for paella or even a jambalaya.

Aroma

Slightly sweet, though always influenced by the paired recipe flavours.

Flavour

Rich & creamy.

Texture

Soft, plump and al dente in the center.

Visual

White short grain, looks rich & creamy when cooked.

What is it?

Arborio rice is an Italian short-grain rice, named after the town of Arborio in Po Valley, Northern Italy.

Source

Dainty's Arborio rice is sourced from the fertile foothills of the Italian Alps, in the Po Valley.

Myth

Despite it being true that most Italians prefer risotto to be al dente, this rule is not set in stone. The final texture of any risotto dish should be accommodated to the consumer; there is no right and wrong in cooking the rice beyond the al dente stage.

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