Farro

What is Farro?

Farro Shopping Tips

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Farro Cooking How-Tos

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

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Toasted farro and chicken livers boost the flavor and texture of this traditional Cajun side.
Farro doubles in volume when cooked, so that small bag goes much farther than you think it will. Be sure you buy farro perlato—this means the chewy outside hull was removed and the farro will cook to a much softer bite. After soaking the farro, you can drain and store it a day in advance.
This refreshingly sweet salad is a tasty culinary delight. Yes you can use barley in place of the farro. But try to get it. It is so chewy and yummy!

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