Gourmet Valley specialty rices are a wide variety of nutritious rices grown throughout the world. Cleaned and packed in California’s Central Valley, these delicious healthful rices include Extra Fancy 100% wild rice, and delicious blends of wild rice, brown rice, and basmati. 6-Grain medley combines three beautiful and delicious rices with hull less barley, rye berries and black and purple barley. Ingredients: Short Grain Brown Rice, Hulless Barley, French Red Rice, Rye Berries, Black/Purple Barley, Black China/Japonica Rice.
Gourmet Valley rices can be combined with sautéed vegetables, nuts and other grains to make a complete meal. The addition of protein such as sauteed shrimp can change any Gourmet Valley rice dish from a side, to a main course. Suggested cooking liquids include water, chicken or beef stock, or fish stock. The combination of rye berries and hull less barley give this mix a light texture and full flavor. Dozens of recipes can be created with this mix. The addition of sautéed seafood pieces makes an outstanding main course.
Nero Venere is a natural black ebony rice partly milled, with a minimum milling to preserve all its nutritional principles. It is very rich in minerals such as micro elements Iron, Zinc, Selenium, Calcium and Manganese for the basic metabolism of the human vitamins.
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.
The traditional Valencia rice, round short grain ‘Paella Rice’from Valencia (used to make paella). It is characterized by its great capacity of absorption and the creamy texture of the grain after being cooked. A perfect choice for typical Mediterranean dishes as rissoto, rice dishes.
Imported from Piedmont, Italy, Acquerello Carnaroli Rice is the perfect, always ideal dente rice for risotto and more. The Rondolini Family has been harvesting rice on their estate, Tenuta Colombara in the province of Vercelli in Piemonte since 1935. It’s the richest, because it is aged for at least one year in refrigerated silos. Starch is more stable and flavor enhanced. It’s the tastiest, because it’s the only rice whitened with a helix, a gentle method which leaves the grain intact. It’s the healthiest, because thanks to a patented process the rice germ is absorbed in the grains, giving them all the nutritional values of brown rice.
Thai jasmine rice is recognized around the world as having the finest quality–it’s Thailand’s principle export product. Jasmine rice was developed years ago in Thailand. The agricultural name is Khao Dawk Mali 105, rice with a distinctive jasmine scent, also known locally as Khao Hom Mali. Very aromatic and fresh, all of our jasmine rice has a fantastic aroma, consistency, and we regard this as the best Thai jasmine rice exported from Thailand.