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Italian Arborio Rice

Arborio rice is renowned for its firm and creamy cooked texture, perfect for combining with flavors in risotto. We source excellent high-starch, pearly white short grains of rice grown for us in Northern Italy for our Italian Arborio Rice.

  • Mild rice flavor, absorbs flavors of other cooking ingredients

  • Translucent, pearly white grains

  • Approximately 1/4 inch long

  • Short, fat and slightly oval shaped

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $8.80
    $0.52 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Primarily used in risotto and other Italian rice dishes

  • Use in rice-based desserts such as rice pudding

  • Match with artichokes, asparagus, beets, crab, Parmesan cheese, peas, saffron, shallots, shellfish, truffles, veal and wine

  • Use to create seasonally inspired risottos by adding baby vegetables in spring, tomato and basil in summer, wild mushrooms in autumn and seafood in winter

  • Basic prep

    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 Italian 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 frequently. 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 cool, dry place.

    Ingredients

    White Rice.

    Classic recipe

    Classic Risotto alla Milanese

    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.