Our more than 12 months aged Carnaroli Riso 1 Kg pack, is a short-grained Italian rice that features small plump grains, a high starch content, and a creamy texture when cooked. It is well suited for preparing the Italian whole rice dish, risotto. Carnaroli is the rice variety that is most often preferred for risotto. Since Italian rice varieties contain more starch than other types of rice, it is important not to rinse the rice before or after cooking because the starch is an important component for many of the dishes made with carnaroli, such as risotto. Carnaroli Is the Absolute Best Rice to Make Risotto!! CARNAROLI RICE like arborio rice, is grown in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions of northwest Italy. A short grain, plump Italian white rice, Carnaroli is considered one of the best rices to use in risotto. Carnaroli has a larger grain than the other Italian white rice varieties, but still cooks to a creamy texture with a firm body. Widely considered the finest of the risottos rice varieties, carnaroli has been nicknamed "the caviar of rice". It is slightly more sensitive with regard to cooking time and can absorb large amounts of liquid, but carnaroli's creamy texture and improved flavor keep it a favorite for chefs everywhere risotto is popular.
CARNAROLI RICE FACTS Carnaroli is a plump, short grained Italian white rice; is known as the "Caviar of rice"; It is the rice of choice in Italy for risotto; It is grown in northwest Italy; Carnaroli has a larger grain than the other Italian white rice varieties; Carnaroli, arborio, and Vialone Nano are rices suitable for risotto recipes
CARNAROLI RISOTTO Place the chicken stock in an 5 Qt. Sauce Pot, bring it to a simmer, then turn the heat down. Add the onions and about 2 teaspoons of salt. Slowly cook the onions, until they are completely soft. Add the rice and continue to cook, add the white wine and continue to cook. Continue to stir and cook the rice until the stock evaporates. Once the rice is cooked al dente, add the butter until it is emulsified. Add the grated parmesan cheese and thoroughly combine.
ALSO USE FOR: any kind of fresh risotto, sushi or exquisite rice.
ITALIAN QUALITY Not an imitation, this is the real Italian Classic Carnaroli Rice!
OUR CARNAROLI RICE is "Carnaroli Classico": drying at low temperature, no use of preservatives, puncture carried out only in time and in quantities related to orders (to maintain maximum freshness), low intensity refining, packaging in a protected atmosphere. THE BEST CARNAROLI RICE.