This amazing recipe combines crispy sunchokes, silky oyster mushrooms, tender kale and chewy farro. It’s wonderful served with grilled meat or by itself as a meatless main course. … [Read more...]
Farro Risotto with Mushrooms
Farro is a chewy and nutty grain that is an alternative Italian rice and doesn’t release starch when it’s cooked, so there’s no need to stir it the way you have to slave over stirring a risotto. This fantastic plate has a nice, rich, earthy flavor. Just consider this short caution for cooks that want to whip this up quickly - it takes about twice as long to make as a … [Read more...]
How to cook farro three different ways
Your choice: stove, oven or slow cooker Here are three different ways to prepare the supergrain farro as part of your favorite meal: On the stove top In the oven In a slow cooker One question that always comes up is about whether you should soak farro before cooking it... Should I soak farro before cooking it? Farro cooks faster if you pre-soak it in water. Best … [Read more...]
Is farro gluten free?
If you are wondering if farro is gluten free, then here's your answer: Farro is not gluten-free, but it is considerably lower in gluten than commercial wheat varieties so it is a good alternative, if you are looking for a low-gluten choice. It is considerably lower in gluten than standard wheat,partly due to the fact that it has not been cultivated over … [Read more...]
What is farro? 25 amazing facts!
A lot of the awesome shows on food network and even the more avant garde chefs are including "farro" in their recipes. What what the heck is it? Well, we'e about to give you the 411 on this amazing ingredient that is taking the culinary world by storm. Farro is a supergrain.Essentially is it is wheat, but it has become a great substitute for rice and pasta . There are … [Read more...]