Carnaroli 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.

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    Superfino Arborio rice is the most popular rice used in the preparation of Risotto dishes because it’s increased starch lends this classic rice dish its requisite creamy texture. Arborio rice, the high-starch kernels of this Italian-grown grain, are shorter and fatter than any other short-grain rice. – Product of Italy.

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