Arborio rice

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Arborio rice, an Italian variety, has short, plump grains that are high in starch content and, when cooked, have a creamy, saucelike consistency. Used in risottos, rice puddings, and other dishes, arborio rice is available in Italian delicatessens and well-stocked food stores.

For other rice varieties, see basmati, brown, Carnaroli, glutinous, Vialone Nano, white, and wild rice.