Carnaroli Rice is considered by chefs the 'King of Rice'; it is always 'al dente' in the heart. The rice was 'discovered' back in 1945 and when it was at the risk of extinction,in the mid eighties, it was saved by a farmer from Lomellina.
Carnaroli Rice is known for a uniform starch release and resulting creamy texture which make it the preferred rice for world class risotto. Arborio rice is most known in the US, but Carnaroli Rice is the choice of most Italian chefs. Try this rice in your favorite Italian risotto recipe.