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[mass noun] A variety of round-grained rice produced in Italy and used in making risotto.
- ‘I have always heard that the best kind of rice suitable to authentic Italian risotto is Arborio, but I had never had a chance to buy and use it - until now.’
- ‘Last night's risotto almost didn't happen either… I couldn't find Arborio rice and, naturally, the local Italian épicerie was closed for vacation.’
- ‘With it, I made Amanda Hesser's Arborio rice salad.’
- ‘Carnaroli is considered the most tolerant of the risotto rices and less glutinous than Arborio or vialone nano but any of these will do very well.’
- ‘I think the idea is to be consistent...and gentle with the arborio.’
- ‘This recipe uses Arborio rice, from Italy's Po valley.’
- ‘To that I added the Arborio rice, stirring to coat.’
- ‘I knew I had a little arborio rice in the cupboard that our old roommate had left when she moved in January.’
- ‘That wouldn't be much of a problem, normally - not a lot of rice gets grown in Europe (well, Arborio strains in Italy, yeah, but most of the rest of the continent isn't really warm enough.)’
- ‘The risotto was something of a success with a delicious combination of savoury Arborio rice and caramelised onions.’
- ‘That cooks for four minutes (in olive oil and butter) and then we add 2 cups of Arborio rice.’
- ‘Now there is an Australian-grown Arborio rice.’
- ‘Add 2 cups of rice. Arborio rice or paella rice is best, but any rice will work.’
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