Tag: Grains

Fall Rice, Grains and Beans

Farro Risotto With Tomatoes

Since our first trip to Italy I have been a big fan of farro. Farro is made from Emmer Wheat, not spelt. The first time I had it was in a ribollita at La Bottega, a little restaurant in Volpaia,

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Barley Risotto With Vegetables

Known as orzotto in Italy, this is a delicious change from regular risotto. The orzotto would be great made in the early fall as well, when we can still get local zucchini. I have substituted leeks & peas for the

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Farro Risotto With Red Wine

This is an excellent “risotto” made using farro. It is terrific in the winter or fall as a first course, perhaps followed by a roasted bird or meat of your choice. Makes 3 – 4 First Course Servings 2 Tbsp.

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