Arborio Rice is renowned for its firm and creamy texture, perfect for combining with flavors in risotto. We source exceptional, high-starch, pearly white short grains of Arborio Rice.
Heat 4 cups liquid to simmer. Heat 1 tbsp. olive oil in a separate 1-quart pan over medium heat. Add 1/2 cup minced onion and stir for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup Arborio Rice and stir for 2 minutes to toast. Sprinkle in 1 tsp. salt. Stir in 1/2 cup white wine and cook until absorbed. Stir in 1/2 cup stock. Cook until absorbed, stirring fequently. Repeat with remaining stock until risotto is creamy and tender (some stock may be leftover). Stir in diced cold butter and grated Parmesan cheese to taste.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
This classic Northern Italian dish, which is traditionally served alongside veal osso buco, is among the best-known uses for both saffron and short-grain, high-starch white rice varieties like Arborio, Carnaroli and Vialone Nano.