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Sardinian Rice is a prized ingredient; known for having excellent flavor absorption. Most Sardinian rice comes from the Oristano region, where the low flood plains of the Tirso River Valley, gentle sea breezes, and mild temperatures combine to create ideal growing conditions.

The Riso Sardo Carnaroli Superfino Extra Rice has fantastic flavor absorption capacity. It retains its form, and doesn't lose much starch when cooked. This Riso Sardo is especially suited for seafood risottos because of its perfectly creamy consistency. 

The Riso Sardo Roma Superfino Rice has long full grains which have the ability to absorb a lot of liquid without getting sticky when cooked. It is characterized by long and full grains that remain firm and well separated when cooked. The consistent quality of this rice makes it versatile and a very practical choice for making risottos, rice salads, and even in desserts. 

Try Roma Superfino Rice in our recipe for Risotto with Wild Asparagus and Pecorino for a satisfying and comforting meal. More recipes using Sardinian Rice can be found in our cookbook; “Sweet Myrtle and Bitter Honey”.

Cooking the Sardinian Way

It's important to us that people enjoy food, family, and long healthy lives.  The ingredients found on this site are expertly crafted from the finest that Sardinia, Italy has to offer.  Everything here is selected by Efisio Farris for it's color, flavor, texture, and a wide variety of other qualities including health benefits.  Our ingredients don't include junk fillers that degrade the ability of the food to contribute to your health.  


We hope that as you browse the site and read through the cookbook that you'll learn a new way of cooking delightful meals for your guests and family, and that you'll be inspired by Efisio's stories and the history presented here.

Experience Sardinian Cooking from the Masters

If you're looking to experience Sardinian cuisine from the master himself, Arcodoro in Houston, Texas is the place to go.  Treat yourself, treat your family, treat your friends or treat your colleagues.  Arcodoro offers an exclusive menu of great food that's reasonably priced.  Our Wine menu contains a wide variety of wines, including many that have emerged from Sardinia's rich traditions.  Visit today to make your reservation.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Gourmet Sardinia and our line of fine Italian ingredients.  Our staff are available to assist you at any time in order to help you decide what to buy and how to use these fine products.  We can also help you with wholesale and large market orders.

You can write to us at :
4408 W 12th Street

Houston, TX 77055



Or you can email us by filling out our contact form