LUCEDIO ROSSO, Italian Wild Red boutique Rice, 200g

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A boutique red wild rice which when cooked has a lovely nutty taste and chewy texture

Tastes great, hot or cold, - ideal accompaniment to chicken or salad dishes

Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nut Free

Ethically sourced from a small family sustainable rice grower from near Lucedio Abbey beside Trino in North West of Italy

A fabulous healthy combination of proteins, carbohydrates and fibre

ORIGIN

Lucedio Rosso wild rice originates from the from a specific small family hillside farm near to Lucedio Abbey beside the city of Trino in the North West of Italy. Lucedio and the surrounding area played an important role in the development of the Italian boutique rice industry and we are delighted to bring this wild red rice back to the UK.

COOKING

It should be cooked in boiling water for about 35 minutes, adding salt to taste. When cooked, this boutique rice will have a lovely nutty taste and naturally chewy texture. It is a fabulous accompaniment dish served hot or cold.

HEALTH BENEFITS

LUCEDIO ROSSO wild red rice is high in protein and a great source of fibre, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, Vitamin B6, and niacin. (Whole Grains Council)

ETHICS

We ethically source all our boutique rice from growers who do not use synthetic pesticides and herbicides which threaten insect populations, contaminate water sources and can have ecosystem-wide knock-on effects. We accept that rice is a carbon-intensive carbohydrate but not nearly as high as that generated by animal farming, and therefore more sustainable in terms of ensuring the welfare of our environment. When we accept a submission from a rice grower we consider carefully how the rice growing affects the surrounding animal husbandry.

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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

40g of this Lucedio Rosso has Average Nutritional Values 574 kJ/137 kcal energy, protein 3g, carbohydrate 29g, and fat 1.1g.