The perfection of this rice lies with the traditional stone husking, which guarantees the lightest shelling, thus maintaining the nutrients contained in the outermost layer of each grain intact. The presence of these nutrients is critical to the taste and texture of the cooked rice.
Risotto Rice from five generations of Vercelli rice growers The Grange Vercellesi of the fertile Po Valley, in northern Italy, are the historical centre of European rice production. Seggiano offers a selection of the highest quality speciality Italian rices cultivated by three long established Vercelli rice producing families, with their own in house rice husking facility.
Arborio, a famous risotto rice, is large grained; its final cooked consistency is a little al dente, as the starch of the centre of the grain remains firms whilst the outer part cooks more quickly, giving a creaminess to any risotto.
Contents: Seggiano organic arborio risotto rice