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.

More On Farro

For a dish rich in whole grains, try this warm farro salad with tender butternut squash.

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Ingredients: 2 cups farro 4 tomatoes, chopped 2 or 3 ribs celery, chopped 1/2 cup green olives, pitted, halved if large 2 shallots, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 to 1/2 extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup basil leaves, torn 1 cup parsley, chopped Salt ...