Meaning of ARBORIO RICE in English

ARBORIO RICE

A short grain white rice from Northern Italy. The length of the grain is often less than two times its width. It is used often in risotto due to its ability to absorb flavor as it cooks, yet remain somewhat firm in the center. The Spanish Valencia rice is a good substitute.

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