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What is Arborio rice?

Arborio rice grains

A macro photo of a broken Arborio rice grain

are firm, creamy, and chewy, due to its higher amylopectin starch content thus it has a starchy taste but blends well with other flavours. It is used to make risotto, although Carnaroli and Vialone Nano are sometimes used to prepare the dish. Arborio rice is also used for rice pudding. Arborio is a cultivar of the Japonica group of varieties of Oryza sativa

Published Date: August 26, 2023

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