Ingredient Archives: Farro

A farro salad with a tangy yoghurt dressing

A farro salad with a tangy yoghurt dressing

This salad makes a surprisingly good breakfast. I guess its not a million miles away from granola topped with yoghurt. That said, this feels not only more satisfying, but also eminently suitable for lunch or a light supper.

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farrotto with squid and ground cherries

Farrotto with Squid and Ground Cherries; Pickled Watermelon Radish

  I would like to claim credit for coming up with this farrotto dish. I’d like to tell you how the idea of slow cooking farro with squid and slightly sweet, slightly sharp ground cherries came to me in a moment of inspiration. It is a genius combination. But it’s not mine. I had this […]

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lima beans, smoked bacon, farro

Lima Beans, Smoked Bacon and Farro; a warming dish for early fall

I had to turn my heating on for the first time this morning. Now the temperature has started to dip into the 50’s at night our food tastes turn towards soups and stews that will warm us up and keep us warm. This dish, a rough mix of lima beans (that’s butter beans to the […]

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Sugar Snap Peas and Farro

Sugar Snap Peas with Farro and a Lemon Ricotta Dressing

The sugar snap peas I picked up this week at the market are criminally good. Crunchy, good sized peas and so sweet you could gobble them up for dessert. So when it came time to make a dish with them I wanted something that would show them off to best effect.

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stuffed mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms with Farro and Preserved Lemon and a Sharp Side Salad

This is the second of my long overdue forays into Ottolenghi’s book and this time it’s to try out his recipe for stuffed mushrooms for you all. I got some great fleshy portobello mushrooms from Bulich Farm this week, and I never need an excuse to cook up some farro so this recipe seemed like […]

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