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Arborio Rice

(Gli Aironi) - 2.2 lbs

The heart of European rice production in Vercelli, Piemonte is where the Perinotti family has been dedicated to rice cultivation for five generations. Michele Perinotti, the fifth generation Perinotti in charge of the farm, is passionate when it comes to selecting his rice, packaging it and making sure the quality is the very best when it is presented at our tables. Arborio Rice is a short-grain variety that is very high in starch and is perfect for a creamy risotto that will absorb the flavor of stock perfectly. What makes each and every rice from Gli Aironi so special is that the stone craft husking guarantees the lightest shelling, thus keeping the nutrients contained in the outermost layer of each grain in tact. These nutrients are what gives the rice its taste and texture.

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Item Number: RCE-103
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Producer: Gli Aironi

The Perinotti family has been producing rice on its Tenuta Pracantone estate for over five generations. At every step they have reevaluated their methods for quality and environmental impact, creating a product that is as good on your taste buds as it is for the earth.

Region: Piedmont

The Piedmont region sits at the foot of the alps, bordering France and Switzerland. Its soaring mountains and rolling plains are home to some of Italy's most beloved cuisine, from egg-rich pastas to rich, salty cured meats. While food culture here is rooted in tradition, new and exciting variations are always just around the corner.

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