White Arborio Risotto Rice. Arborio is a short, plump grain when cooked, it has a smooth texture with the inner grain remaining firm.
Risotto is an Italian technique for cooking Arborio. This old world method involves stirring hot liquid little by little into the rice for about 20 minutes, which will create a dish, unlike any other rice recipe you have tried.
It is well fit for rice recipes that create a creamy, chewy texture.