Share: Arborio Rice A medium grain rice used for making risottos. In risottos, this rice has a creamy texture with a chewy center. Featured Recipes Sweet Corn & Saffron Risotto The saffron adds a sunny yellow color to this creamy corn risotto. However, if you don't have any on hand, it can be omitted. The risotto is delicious either way.—Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida Lemon Risotto with Broccoli A creamy, rich party-special alternative to potatoes. —Judy Grebetz, Racine, Wisconsin Arancini di Riso In Italy, rice balls are often served as a side dish, like bread. Our version features a ground beef and green pea filling.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen Related Tips Dust To lightly sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, baking cocoa or flour. Stiff Peaks The stage of beating egg whites or heavy whipping cream when the beater is lifted from the… Dollop A small mound of soft food such as whipped cream or whipped topping.