Artichoke and Pancetta Farrotto with Lemon Zest Thyme Butter

Serves 6 Ingredients 10 baby artichokes Juice of 3 lemons ½ cup pancetta 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup white wine 2-3 cups farro, cooked ½ cup parmesan Salt Pepper Lemon Zest Thyme Butter (Recipe Follows) Directions In a large bowl […]

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Creamy Farro Salad with Shaved Fennel, Beets and Radishes

Serves 4 Farro is the Tuscan name for spelt, a hard brown wheat traditionally eaten in Tuscany, Italy. Farro looks similar to short grain brown rice, and has a nutty, earthy taste. Farro’s chewy texture holds up even after long cooking. Because of its hard texture, it’s good to soak farro overnight in order to […]

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Fall Fruit Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people Ingredients   1 cup farro, cooked 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped 4 medium plums, chopped 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 cups ricotta cheese 2 eggs pinch of salt Freshly grated nutmeg Plums & Rosemary for decorating the top Honey […]

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Fall Fruit Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people Ingredients 1 cup farro, cooked 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped 4 medium plums, chopped 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 cups ricotta cheese 2 eggs Pinch of salt Freshly grated nutmeg Plums & Rosemary for decorating the top Honey creme […]

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Fresh Herb Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 cup farro 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ of a red onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, basil, and chives, chopped ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

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Luccan Farro Soup

Serves 6-8 Ingredients Olive oil 1/2 cup pancetta, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 3 stalks celery, sliced thin 1 small leek, thinly sliced 1 medium carrot, chopped fine 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 cup farro, cooked 11/2 cups white beans, cooked 2 cups hearty vegetable stock 3 teaspoons salt  […]

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Porcini & Parmesan Farro

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup farro or barley, rinsed and drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large shallot, minced 2 oz. dried porcini mushrooms, or other dried mushrooms, such as shitake or morels 1 cup hot water ¼ cup white wine 1 cup mushrooms, vegetable or chicken stock Salt and freshly ground black pepper to […]

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Roasted Beets Goat Cheese & Farro Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 medium roasted beets, chopped large 1 cup farro, cooked 1 cup baby arugula or wild arugula leaves 1 medium roasted red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine 1/2 cup orange juice 1/4 extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons champagne vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup […]

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Roasted Grape & Red Onion Kale Farro with Gorgonzola

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 medium red onion, chopped small 2 cups red grapes, halved 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1 chicken thigh, boneless, skinless, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon black pepper, freshly cracked 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons currant vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups purple and Tuscan kale, chopped small 2 cups farro, cooked […]

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Wild Mushroom Farro Cakes

Makes about 10 farro cakes Ingredients 2 cups cooked farro 6 tablespoons butter 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 garlic clove, chopped fine 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 cups wild mushrooms, roasted with salt, pepper and olive […]

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