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CHICKEN AND FARRO RECIPE

Are you ready for another little experiment of fusion cuisine? Arroz con pollo is a typical chicken and rice recipe  of Costa Rica, and it is made with mixed vegetables, cilantro and achiote or annato which  gives the typical yellow colour. We have taken inspiration from this Costa Rican chicken recipe and we have made […]

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GRAPE JAM TART

To celebrate harvest time of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes, I’ve made a tart base made with farro flour and rice flour, filled with a traditional jam made with Montepulciano D’Abruzzo grapes, it is known as “Scrucchiata” in local dialect. This grape jam take some effort in the preparation but its taste is delicious. It is made […]

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FARRO WITH SAFFRON ON BROAD BEANS CREAM

This recipe has a longer cooking time but it’s worth the wait. Not only is it really tasty, it’s also high in nutritional value. SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 300 g of whole grain farro or pearled farro (remember that whole grain farro is the richer in fibre content but it must be soaked for 12 hours […]

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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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