Carnaroli is one of the finest types of rice you can buy. It is ideal for making sophisticated dishes and regional specialities. Its large grains and ability to mix in with and enhance different flavours and foods ensures perfect risottos, oven-baked dishes and salads. Its renowned ability to keep its shape during cooking makes it extremely versatile and an excellent rice for important occasions.
When making a risotto, salt should not be added directly. The salt should, however, be added in moderation through the liquid used for cooking so that the rice absorbs it slowly and uniformly.
Vacuum-packing prevents the rice from changing and preserves the colour, flavour and nutritional values of the grain.
Chicche are a tasty alternative to the classic Gnocchi, a typical, traditional Italian dish. They were created from the original recipe that combines selected potatoes and soft flour, but the difference is they only take 2 minutes to cook. Their small, round shape combined with the soft consistency of their dough make them ideal for delicate condiments such as shrimp and courgettes or vegetable sauces, but also for ones with a more distinct flavour like seafood sauces.