Gallo Carnaroli Premium Risotto Rice 500g
Price per 100g: 47p
Numero Uno in Italia
Carnaroli - The King of Italian Rices and the preferred choice of the top risotto chefs. An exceptionally creamy, firm and balanced consistency is guaranteed every time. Risotto is a traditional rice meal from the North of Italy.
The Italians love it because:
- It is creamy and velvety.
- The rice retains some bite, "al dente".
- It is versatile - you can easily create your own recipe for every occasion.
The Po valley became the renowned region it is today, because of the vision of a great Piedmontese statesman - Camillo Benso di Cavour.
In 1855 he supervised the construction of thousands of miles of canals, thus irrigating one of the most fertile plains in Europe with water from the Alps. Using the same systems, Italian farmers, selected by Riso Gallo, continue to produce rice with the same unique characteristics to provide you with a creamy and velvety wonderful risotto.
Begins in 1856 in Genoa with a man called Giovanni Battista, and today, some 155 years later, his direct descendants in the sixth generation are still running the business, now located in Robbio Lomellina. Riso Gallo produces rice in the Northern Po Valley, the only authentic risotto rice growing region and the single biggest rice growing area in Europe.
"Riserva 1856" - 1856 is the year in which our story began - this is the king of risotto rice by Riso Gallo, an exceptional quality rice with large, full-bodied grains that encompasses six generations of a passion and culture for rice. It originates from the Lombardy farmhouses, where the organoleptic characteristics of the land and the microclimate are at their most favourable. It is particularly popular with chefs due to the grains' capacity to retain a perfectly cooked "al dente" style, yet binds harmoniously with all ingredients, creating a perfect result.
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Store in a cool, dry place.
Ready in 16-18 minutes.
Suitable for all Mediterranean rice dishes
Preparation and Usage
For risotto preparation, see inside back of pack.
Country of Origin
Risso Gallo S.p.A.,
V.le Riccardo Preve 4,
27038 Robbio (PV),
Carton box recyclable
Full Product Name:
Long grain rice for risotto
Store in a cool dry place
Gallo UK Ltd,
5, Park Court,
Vacuum packed to ensure perfect preservation
Allergy Advice: For allergens see highlighted ingredients
Long Grain Rice.
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