Archive | April, 2013

SPINACH STRAWBERRIES SALAD

In these last days of April we can pick in the country  spinach and the first strawberries of the season. So I thought I could do this delicious salad: spinach  strawberries salad with goat ricotta cheese. Goat ricotta cheese has a  mild flavor that made me think of whipping cream so we could also use […]

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FARRO RECIPE: FARRO WITH SPINACH AND ORANGE

A few weeks ago, I was thinking about my time at university, and I remembered that my friend Ottavio gave me a delicious recipe made with rice, spinach and orange, so I decided to try it again, but with a few changes. I replaced the rice with farro, and the results were excellent. The sweet […]

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WHAT IS FARRO?

Farro is one of the oldest cultivated grains on our planet. It dates back to 12,000 years BC. Farro was not only the staple food of ancient tribes but was also a propitiator and had spiritual properties. It dominated the agriculture of the Neolithic era, but was abandoned in the Bronze Age when wheat varieties […]

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