Acquerello is the rice grown, aged, whitened and packed in Italy on the Colombara farm by the Rondolino family.
It is the ultimate rice because firstly the unhusked rough rice is aged to perfection for at least one year, then is whitened slowly using an exclusive method, and finally re-enriched with its most nutritional element the embryo or germ.
Acquerello rice belongs to the Carnaroli variety and it is classified as "Extra rice" for its quality. In order to preserve its characteristics perfectly, Acquerello rice is vacuum sealed in packs or unique enameled tins.
Acquerello is the ingredient par excellence in every recipe wherever rice is involved. Its grains stay perfectly intact, fully consistent, tastier and not sticky; they absorb flavours exceptionally well, do not bind together and maintain proteins, vitamins and starch. Simply by using Acquerello your risotto will always be outstanding.
The "Extra" quality was born a careful selection of olives that boast the maximum characteristics of the selected quality. Harvested on the Venetian hills once ripe, they are processed with the traditional cold extraction system. This oil of the fragrant taste and fruity scent, is of deep green colour with golden reflexes.
The climate, the spring water and the soil of this marvelous island add quality and prestige to this product of the highest level: stone milling with dry system at low revolutions to avoid overheating of the product and preserving its organoleptic properties , slow extrusion, bronze drawing, long drying times (30-48 hours) at low temperatures, manual packaging do the rest.
Table Parmesan - an original Italian Stravecchio. The cheese is compact in his structure with little punching, like the Grana (Parmesan). With increasing maturity this cheese tends to become emery and fragile.
Cut cheese bovine raw milk; Appearance: brown bark, improved with liquorice; Smell: stimulating - liquorice; Taste and aroma: spicy - intensely; Consistency and structure: softy - melting; Maturation: approx. 90 days