One of the great culinary pairings: risotto and truffles. Tartufi Jimmy combines creamy carnaroli risotto rice with black truffles and a blend of spices that comes together with minimal preparation and maximum flavor. It differs from normal rice in that during cooking the grains become sticky and form a creamy bulk. The better risotto is made from Carnaroli rice.
This type of rice is somewhat harder and after cooking it is soft on the outside and more firm on the inside. So just like pasta, typically 'al dente'. Adding dried black truffles to the rice creates a delicious truffle risotto. You make the tastiest truffle risotto by adding (Parmesan) cheese, truffle sauces or truffle oil.
√ Carnaroli rice
√ Dried black truffle
√ The real Italian truffle risotto rice
Carnaroli is one of Italy's premier rice, captures the elegance of the earthy, mixed with Black and Summer Truffle.
Made in Umbria, Italy.
- Carnaroli Rice
- Black Truffle dried (Tuber melanosporum Vitt)
Nutritional information (100g):
- Energy value kJ 1523 / kcal 359
- Fat 1.1 g
- - of which saturated 0.1 g
- Carbohydrates 79 g
- - of which Sugars 0.5 g
- Protein 6.7 g
- Fiber 3.3 g
- Salt 0.1 g
Use: toast the rice for 1 minute in a pan with a little oil. Meanwhile bring to boil vegetable broth or salt water; joined gradually the broth to the rice, stirring. At the end of cooking stir in butter and Parmesan or with our Sauces Truffle to make the tastiest dish.
- Rice is naturally gluten
- Product subject to natural weight loss
Method of preservation: Store in a cool, dry place, away from light and heat sources.
Size: 12.35 oz / 350 gr
Use: for optimal cooking we recommend using plenty of water. When boiling, add salt, pour the dough and mix gently after it has softened. Cooking time 2/3 minutes. Season with a little butter and serve hot.
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About Tartufi Jimmy
The Truffle hunt was originally done with pigs. "Jimmy" was the name of the pig with which Gino, the father of the founder (Giovannino), went hunting for truffles every morning. When Giovannino started his truffle business, he called the company "Tartufi Jimmy". In 1980 he started developing a product line that reflects the authenticity of simple ingredients in combination with the precious truffle. Buspro is proud to be able to import these craft products to the Netherlands. From truffle butter to truffle oil. The head office is in Pietralunga. The Tiber Valley in Umbria is attractively situated among vineyards, olive groves and oak forests. Giovannino is driven by a passion that is passed on from generation to generation.