A superfino classified rice, named after the nearby commune of Arborio in the province of Vercelli, this rice cultivar is the most well known Italian rice in the world.
The rice kernels are shorter than Carnaroli, with a burnished uniform opaque creamy color and a solid white center. Arborio has a high starch content that is released slowly in the cooking process, creating a lush blanket of creamy starch that coats each kernel. Commonly used in classic dishes such as Ristotto alla Milanese or even Rice Pudding.
Harvested in the late summer and early fall, the rices of Principato de Lucedio are stored, with the husk and bran intact, until the last possible minute before milling and packing. The attention to detail on the Lucedio Estate has allowed them to maintain the quality which has made the estate so famous.
We only ship orders Monday-Wednesday to ensure your order arrives before the weekend.
Orders placed Wednesday-Sunday will ship the next Monday.
Because our products are perishable, all orders are shipped so they arrive within 1-3 days.
We require 24 hours to receive and process orders, as we cut, wrap, pack, and ship directly from our shops to your front door.
During December and other peak periods, we may require several days to process and deliver your order and will inform you of any unusual delays.
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Our online ordering system is available seven days a week, and we offer pickup at both our locations Monday-Saturday 10:30am-5:30pm
Please note we are closed on Sundays and most holidays.
All orders online and by phone require at least one-hour processing time and at high peak times this may be extended. We are unable to provide drive-up service. Please place orders in advance.
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