Roma rice has distinctive, large, rounded grains. Particularly suited for creamy risottos and oven-baked dishes.
When making a risotto, the rice should be only stirred occasionally and delicately so that the starch is released gently, creating a creamy consistency which is the common feature of the best risottos. The risotto can be left unattended almost to the end of cooking only if a tin-plated copper pan is used which spreads the heat evenly both on the bottom and the sides.
Vacuum-packing prevents the rice from changing and preserves the colour, flavour and nutritional values of the grain.
Polenta is a typical, traditional dish from northern Italy which lends itself well to condiments of any kind, such as meat sauces, melted cheese, mushrooms and vegetables. De Cecco Polenta Istantanea is made from the best quality ingredients and the use of cutting-edge technology to guarantee the quality that sets the De Cecco brand apart. With instant polenta, De Cecco offers a naturally gluten-free product, ideal for delicious, inviting dishes which can satisfy even the most demanding palates.