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Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 7 years)
Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 7 years) Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 7 years)
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"Acquerello is the Rolls Royce of rice." - Alain Ducasse

"Acquerello is one of the very last authentic products." - Frédy Girardet

We are the only direct to consumer retailer of the 7 year aged Acquerello Carnaroli rice. All the rest of this rare and fabulous product goes straight to prestigious restaurants around the world!

One of the key points to perfection is the aging process. To age properly, the freshly harvested crop must be stored, as long as possible, in unique steel silos at a constant controlled temperature, because during this period the starch, combined with the oxygen, optimizes its culinary characteristics.

Acquerello is the rice grown, aged, whitened, and packed in Italy on the Colombara farm by the Rondolino family.

It is the ultimate rice: first the unhusked rough rice is aged to perfection for at least seven years, then it is whitened slowly using "The Helix" where grains rub gently one against the other, and finally it is restored with its most precious element, the embryo or germ. This re-enrichment of the refined rice with its germ restores the most valuable nutrients of brown rice.

Known as the "king" or the "caviar" of Italian rices, Carnaroli is the preferred risotto rice in most regions of Italy. Acquerello Carnaroli rice is classified as "Extra rice" for its quality. In order to preserve its characteristics perfectly, Acquerello rice is vacuum sealed in unique enameled tins.

Carnaroli rice keeps its shape better than other forms of rice during the slow cooking required for making risotto. For instance, Arborio rice is widely available, and sometimes suggested, for risotto. We are not fans of Arborio for risotto. Compared to Arborio, Carnaroli rice has a smaller grain size, and higher starch content. This means Carnaroli can absorb larger amounts of liquid, and thus flavor, from the wine and broth, without overcooking. So your risotto is more flavorful when you use Carnaroli rice. Also, the higher starch content in Carnaroli rice guarantees an ultra-creamy texture that is the hallmark of a superior risotto.

Acquerello's grains stay perfectly intact, absorb flavors exceptionally well, do not bind together, and do not lose starch, proteins, or vitamins. Therefore your risotto is fully consistent, tasty, creamy, and not sticky. Acquerello risotto will always be outstanding.

Acquerello is used in the finest restaurants around the world:

  • The French Laundry, USA (Thomas Keller)
  • Osteria Francescana, Italy (Massimo Bottura)
  • Troisgros, France (Michael Troisgros)
  • The Fat Duck, England (Heston Blumenthal)

The Carnaroli rice cultivated at Colombara, being the only variety sown since 1997, is 100% pure and therefore produces uncontaminated Carnaroli seeds.

Once you have tried it, you will never look back!

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500 gram (1.1 pound) metal tin (about 6 servings)

Price: $29.95 Quantity

Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 1 year)
Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 1 year) Acquerello Carnaroli Rice (aged 1 year)
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"Acquerello is the Rolls Royce of rice." - Alain Ducasse

"Acquerello is one of the very last authentic products." - Frédy Girardet

Acquerello is the rice grown, aged, whitened, and packed in Italy on the Colombara farm by the Rondolino family.

It is the ultimate rice: first the unhusked rough rice is aged to perfection for at least one year, then it is whitened slowly using "The Helix" where grains rub gently one against the other, and finally it is restored with its most precious element, the embryo or germ. This re-enrichment of the refined rice with its germ restores the most valuable nutrients of brown rice.

Known as the "king" or the "caviar" of Italian rices, Carnaroli is the preferred risotto rice in most regions of Italy. Acquerello Carnaroli rice is classified as "Extra rice" for its quality. In order to preserve its characteristics perfectly, Acquerello rice is vacuum sealed in unique enameled tins.

Carnaroli rice keeps its shape better than other forms of rice during the slow cooking required for making risotto. For instance, Arborio rice is widely available, and sometimes suggested, for risotto. We are not fans of Arborio for risotto. Compared to Arborio, Carnaroli rice has a smaller grain size, and higher starch content. This means Carnaroli can absorb larger amounts of liquid, and thus flavor, from the wine and broth, without overcooking. So your risotto is more flavorful when you use Carnaroli rice. Also, the higher starch content in Carnaroli rice guarantees an ultra-creamy texture that is the hallmark of a superior risotto.

Acquerello's grains stay perfectly intact, absorb flavors exceptionally well, do not bind together, and do not lose starch, proteins, or vitamins. Therefore your risotto is fully consistent, tasty, creamy, and not sticky. Acquerello risotto will always be outstanding.

Acquerello is used in the finest restaurants around the world:

  • The French Laundry, USA (Thomas Keller)
  • Osteria Francescana, Italy (Massimo Bottura)
  • Troisgros, France (Michael Troisgros)
  • The Fat Duck, England (Heston Blumenthal)

The Carnaroli rice cultivated at Colombara, being the only variety sown since 1997, is 100% pure and therefore produces uncontaminated Carnaroli seeds.

Once you have tried it, you will never look back!

Click here for risotto recipes!

500 gram (1.1 pound) metal tin (about 6 servings)

Price: $16.75 Quantity

Santo Tomas D.O. Bomba Rice (500 gram)
Santo Tomas D.O. Bomba Rice (500 gram) Be the first one to write a review

The production of Bomba rice is limited as it is very delicate and hard to grow. Its size is equivalent to that of the short grain rice, sometimes even smaller, yet Bomba rice more than doubles its size when it is cooked. Its main characteristics are its great capacity to absorb flavors and aromas, and that when cooked it is always “al dente”, loose, and whole. It is the preferred rice for paellas!

Certified origin from the L’Albufera nature preserve.

1.1 pound (500 gram; approximately 6.2 cups) bag

Price: $14.95 Quantity

Ginger Rice Vinegar by O
Ginger Rice Vinegar by O Ginger Rice Vinegar by O
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Fresh hand harvested gingerroot from Jamaica, Fiji, and India is steeped in the finest sweet California rice vinegar to create this fragrant and bright condiment. This barrel aged and hand crafted vinegar adds sparkle to Asian and Nuevo Latino inspired salads and noodle dishes. It is delicious in julienned carrot and jicama salads.

O VINEGARS are aged in Sonoma oak, where time truly does make a difference for complex, rich flavors. O's obsession with quality relies on family tradition, innovative recipes and sourcing premium wines in Napa and Sonoma. O is the leading gourmet, small batch vinegar maker in California.

O's products have been featured on The Food Network, Iron Chef, Bravo's Top Chef, ABC Good Morning America, and in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Fine Cooking, Cooks Illustrated and Saveur magazines, among many others.

"The O on these terrific oils and vinegars doesn’t stand for Oprah, so I can’t take credit for them, but I can say they’re a delicious gift for friends who like cooking or eating." —Oprah, Oprah Magazine

200 milliliter (6.8 fluid ounce) glass bottle

Price: $16.95 Quantity

Yuzu Rice Vinegar by O
Yuzu Rice Vinegar by O Be the first one to write a review

Yuzu’s sweet and tart flavor was introduced by Japanese immigrants to California decades ago. Yuzu has the sweetness of Meyer Lemon with echoes of lime, tangerine, and pine. We steep the pulp of this delicious citrus in California rice vinegar in barrels and age over time.

O VINEGARS are aged in Sonoma oak, where time truly does make a difference for complex, rich flavors. O's obsession with quality relies on family tradition, innovative recipes and sourcing premium wines in Napa and Sonoma. O is the leading gourmet, small batch vinegar maker in California.

  • Delicious over cucumbers or sauted mushrooms with soy sauce and sesame oil.
  • Drizzle over sliced cucumber salad.
  • Splash on sautéed mushroom salad.
  • Pour over yellow-tail sashimi.
  • Mix with soy sauce & a splash of O Blood Orange Olive Oil.
  • Drizzle over hibachi grilled salmon. Serve over radish sprouts, bok choy or daikon & sprinkle black sesame seeds on top.
  • 1 cup each sliced apple & celery + 2 Tablespoons dried cherries + 1 teaspoon each Dijon Mustard & Mayo + 1 Tablespooon Yuzu Rice vinegar.

O's products have been featured on The Food Network, Iron Chef, Bravo's Top Chef, ABC Good Morning America, and in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Fine Cooking, Cooks Illustrated and Saveur magazines, among many others.

"The O on these terrific oils and vinegars doesn’t stand for Oprah, so I can’t take credit for them, but I can say they’re a delicious gift for friends who like cooking or eating." —Oprah, Oprah Magazine

Gluten free.

Ingredients: california rice vinegar, yuzu

5% acidity

200 milliliter (6.8 fluid ounce) glass bottle

Price: $16.95 Quantity

WuWanWo Soy Sauce - Rich
WuWanWo Soy Sauce - Rich Be the first one to write a review

WuWanWo means "forget me not", an apt name for a product with unique origins and an unforgettable flavor. WuWanWo is a collaborative effort between Piranske Soline and Taiwanese soy sauce makers. They weave their centuries-old traditions together to create a soy sauce with a sweet, oceanic aroma, and meaty taste.

This precious sauce is produced using only indigenous black soybeans, Piranske Soline sea salt from the Piran Salt Pans in Slovenia (a very famous salt source), brown sugar, and natural seasonings. This soy sauce is produced with absolutely no preservatives and it uses all non-GMO ingredients. Its balanced yet complex flavor is achieved through natural fermentation in traditional terra cotta pots for 180 days. The sauce is simply extracted from the pots and bottled.

It is an excellent umami foundation for marinades and salad dressings, and it elevates sashimi, sushi, spring rolls, tempura, dumplings and other light dishes to new heights your taste buds have never imagined.

This "Rich" soy sauce is characterized by bold, meaty flavors. Try it with stir-fried vegetables, rice, steamed fish, seafood, stewed or grilled meats, in barbecue sauces and glazes.

This was featured in "The Rosengarten Report" where he said:

"...it is extraordinary! Also made with non-GMO black soybeans, no wheat, and a 180-day fermentation, it is simply one of the most complex soy sauces I’ve ever tasted. The flavors are umami from not just Slovenia, but maybe even Mars (including an incredible blast of mushroom-like intensity). It’s very, very salty (as if to emphasize the Slovenian connection), but it finishes in the mouth with a lovely roundness. I love it for crudo: I buy me some very fresh fish, slice it sashimi-style, and gloss it lightly with Hei-Jin and extra virgin olive oil. Of course, feel free to use it in high-level Chinese and Japanese cooking as well.”

Gluten Free

250 milliliter glass bottle

Price: $56.25
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WuWanWo Soy Sauce - Harmonious
WuWanWo Soy Sauce - Harmonious Be the first one to write a review

WuWanWo means "forget me not", an apt name for a product with unique origins and an unforgettable flavor. WuWanWo is a collaborative effort between Piranske Soline and Taiwanese soy sauce makers. They weave their centuries-old traditions together to create a soy sauce with a sweet, oceanic aroma, and meaty taste.

This precious sauce is produced using only indigenous black soybeans, Piranske Soline sea salt from the Piran Salt Pans in Slovenia (a very famous salt source), brown sugar, and natural seasonings. This soy sauce is produced with absolutely no preservatives and it uses all non-GMO ingredients. Its balanced yet complex flavor is achieved through natural fermentation in traditional terra cotta pots for 180 days. The sauce is simply extracted from the pots and bottled.

It is an excellent umami foundation for marinades and salad dressings, and it elevates sashimi, sushi, spring rolls, tempura, dumplings and other light dishes to new heights your taste buds have never imagined.

This "Harmonious" soy sauce is characterized by a balanced, meaty flavor. Try it with sashimi, sushi, spring rolls, tempura, or dumplings, in marinades and salad dressings, and other light dishes.

This was featured in "The Rosengarten Report" where he said:

"...it is extraordinary! Also made with non-GMO black soybeans, no wheat, and a 180-day fermentation, it is simply one of the most complex soy sauces I’ve ever tasted. The flavors are umami from not just Slovenia, but maybe even Mars (including an incredible blast of mushroom-like intensity). It’s very, very salty (as if to emphasize the Slovenian connection), but it finishes in the mouth with a lovely roundness. I love it for crudo: I buy me some very fresh fish, slice it sashimi-style, and gloss it lightly with Hei-Jin and extra virgin olive oil. Of course, feel free to use it in high-level Chinese and Japanese cooking as well.”

Gluten Free

250 milliliter glass bottle

Price: $56.25
On Sale! $50.00
Quantity

Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise
Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise
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In 1900, a pastry shop in what is now known as Dunkerque, France, started to make delicious pure butter waffles. When the shop first began to make these waffles, they only made them at the beginning of the year. It didn't take long before there was such a high demand for the waffles that the shop started to produce them all year long!

These deliciously light pure butter waffle cookies are delightful with milk, tea, or coffee, or as a snack on their own.

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  • Buy 5 or more of any combination of flavors for only $10.99 each.
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22% real butter!
The highest percentage we have ever seen!

Ingredients: Wheat flour, sugar, butter (milk) 22%, eggs, salt. May contain traces of almonds.

5.29 ounce (150 gram) decorative box containing 3 sealed packs of 6 cookies each (18 cookies total)

Price: $12.99 Quantity

Chocolate Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise
Chocolate Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise Be the first one to write a review

In 1900, a pastry shop in what is now known as Dunkerque, France, started to make delicious pure butter waffles. When the shop first began to make these waffles, they only made them at the beginning of the year. It didn't take long before there was such a high demand for the waffles that the shop started to produce them all year long!

These deliciously light pure butter waffle cookies, flavored with chocolate, are delightful with milk, tea, or coffee, or as a snack on their own.

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  • Buy 5 or more of any combination of flavors for only $10.99 each.
  • Buy 10 or more of any combination of flavors for only $8.99 each.

18% real butter!

Ingredients: Wheat flour, sugar, butter (milk) 18%, cocoa powder, chocolate 2% (sugar, cocoa paste, cocoa butter, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin), eggs, salt. May contain traces of nuts.

5.29 ounce (150 gram) decorative box containing 3 sealed packs of 6 cookies each (18 cookies total)

Price: $12.99
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Earl Grey Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise
Earl Grey Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise Earl Grey Pure Butter Waffle Cookies by Biscuiterie Dunkerquoise
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In 1900, a pastry shop in what is now known as Dunkerque, France, started to make delicious pure butter waffles. When the shop first began to make these waffles, they only made them at the beginning of the year. It didn't take long before there was such a high demand for the waffles that the shop started to produce them all year long!

These deliciously light pure butter waffle cookies, flavored with Earl Grey tea, are delightful with milk, tea, or coffee, or as a snack on their own.

Buy more and save:

  • Buy 5 or more of any combination of flavors for only $10.99 each.
  • Buy 10 or more of any combination of flavors for only $8.99 each.

19% real butter!

Ingredients: Wheat flour, sugar, butter (milk) 19%, Earl Grey Tea 3.4%, eggs, salt. May contain traces of almonds.

5.29 ounce (150 gram) decorative box containing 3 sealed packs of 6 cookies each (18 cookies total)

Price: $12.99
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