Definitions for "Arborio"
Keywords:  risotto, creamy, starchy, italian, rice
Arborio rice is a large, bold rice with a characteristic white dot at the center of the grain. By the way of length/width ratio and starch characteristics, it is classified as a medium grain rice. Primarily used in risotto, this rice develops a creamy texture around a chewy center and has exceptional ability to absorb flavors.
Starchy, short grain rice that develops a creamy consistency when cooked. Especially used for Risotto.
a short-grained Italian rice, used in risotto because its high starch content provides a creamy texture.