This rice is perfect grain for risotto because its texture & cooking properties allow it to retain firnmess throughout prepartion. Risotto should always be prepared "al dente" which means tender yet firm to the bite. 8 oz.
Italy is Europe's largest producer of rice. The wetlands & cool temperatures of the Lombardi region harbor the ideal conditions for lush rice fields. Resourceful Italians combined rice with the many other items common to theria rea & developed a dish they lay claim to. It is known as "risotto." Rich, creamy risotto is one of Northern Italy's gastornomic delights.