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Farro

Good for the earth and good for you, this farro is grown on Italian farms from heirloom seeds that promote agricultural diversity as well as authentic flavor. Cultivated in Italy since Roman times, farro is an oval grain similar in shape to barley with a golden brown hue. Farro (the Latin word for "wheat") is a staple of the Mediterranean diet, and its nutty flavor is widely enjoyed in side dishes, soups, risottos and salads. Farro is a whole grain made related to an ancient type of wheat. A staple of Mediterranean diets for centuries, it is sometimes ground into flour and used to make pasta and bread. Farro has a nutty taste and a firm, hearty, chewy texture. Adds superb body and enrichment to soups, pilafs, risotto, stuffings for cooked vegetables, and grain salads such as tabbouleh. Makes an intriguing alternative to pasta and rice. Try as a dessert with fresh ricotta, honey and cinnamon. Sustainably grown on farms in Washington. These botanical heirlooms are a part of living history, supporting centuries-old plant varieties and preserving the genetic diversity of our food supply. Produced by Zursun, a second-generation family-owned company and one of America's oldest suppliers of heirloom beans. Recipe included. Made in USA.
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Review 1 for Farro
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SanDiego
,Southern California
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San Diego, CA
February 29, 2012
Ability level:Professional
Purchased:Regularly
Would You Recommend? Yes
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3of 3found this review helpful.
Best Farro Ever
February 29, 2012
This farro is the whole grain and wonderfully nutty in flavor. I have purchased a few other brands of farro at gourmet markets and my local Italian market but I have come back to this brand. It has a fuller flavor, larger kernels and the best texture of any brands I have purchased. Cooking times with farro vary in recipes quite a bit - I like a bit of chew and cook this one for 25 minutes.
Pros: Texture, Easy to Prepare, Flavor, Healthy
Review 2 for Farro
5 out of 5
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ChefBLucy
,WA
February 13, 2012
Ability level:Advanced
Purchased:More than once
Would You Recommend? Yes
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Best Farro I have ever tasted!
February 13, 2012
This Farro is the best I have ever tasted! I love that it is whole grain and not pearled. It is also the original Farro variety: Emmer. It reveals a sweet nutty flavor and has amazing texture. The most appealing part about this whole grain Farro is that it keeps its integrity and does not get mushy over a lot of cook and storage time. You can cook it on Monday and serve it throughout the week. It takes 60 min to cook, however with little planning you can use it for the whole week and saves you time in the end. Add it to salads, cook risotto style, or saute with fresh herbs and olive oil. The soup recipe on the back is also great. Thanks W S for such a high quality product!
Pros: Texture, Authentic, Quality, Good for Entertaining, Flavor, Healthy, Great Gift