Arborio rice is an Italian short-grain rice. It is named after the town of Arborio, in the Po Valley, which is situated in the main region of Piedmont in Italy.
The farm that produces this rise, Riseria Re Carlo & C., is located in Albano Vercellese, in Piedmont, Italy
Do you know that Italy is the biggest producer of rice in Europe!
Also the rice for the sushi is coming from Italy
When cooked, the rounded grains are firm, and creamy and chewy compared to other rices, due to their higher amylopectin starch content.
It has a starchy taste and blends well with other flavours. Arborio rice is often used to make risotto; Arborio rice is also usually used for rice pudding
Cooking time: 16-18 minutes