MARGHERITA Carnaroli Rice

Product: Riso Carnaroli Margherita
Brand: Margherita
Producer: Azienda Agricola Tenuta Margherita
Country of origin: Italy
Region: Piemonte
Town: Desana
Approximate price per kilo: 9 euros/Kg
Approximate weight: 500 gr
Prizes and recognition: Found in the best gourmet stores. score out of 100 points: 95/100

Why does it deserve our mention? 

This Azienda Agricola stretches to 250 hectares of growing land and dates back to the 1562. At Tenuta Margherita there exists a profound respect for agriculture and the environment. Among their different types of rice there, various are certified as organic by the EU.  The purity of each of the Italian varieties grown here is 100%: from the Carnaroli to the Baldo, the Vialone Nano or the tondo Balilla. A very special and peculiar husking process, characterized by being carried out with extreme delicacy, is what preserves large part of the pericarp of the grain, which is the guarantee of a more intense flavor and a great consistency for cooking.  A rice for important family occasions.
What wine should you drink with it? 

A red from the region like Allegrini Palazzo della Torre.

How should you eat or cook it?  

In any risotto or rice salad. 

How should you keep it? 

In a cool, dry place.

Where can you buy it? 

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