Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

I’m finishing up my series on ancient grains with a buckwheat salad. Buckwheat, because of its name, is sometimes confusing to people. It isn’t actually a grain. In fact, there’s no relation to wheat at all. It’s really a seed, and the plant is a relative of rhubarb. However, it is very similar to a grain, so it usuallyRead more

Farro Risotto With Winter Squash

Farro Risotto

I’m kicking off the New Year with a series of ancient grain recipes, beginning with this Farro Risotto. I’ve been exploring ancient grains for a while now. I’m excited about their incredible nutritional value, ease of cooking, and deliciousness. Whole grains are also a super economical way to get some powerhouse nutrition. All cultures have known thisRead more

Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad

Farro salad

  This Farro Salad has a lot going on. Which, is how it should be. A great salad has all of the flavour elements, sweet, bitter, sour, salty and umami. And this farro salad is all that. Sweet grapes, tart pomegranate, bitter endive and radicchio, salty capers, and a little splash of tamari for umami, allRead more

Spanish Stuffed Peppers with Farro & Salsa Verde

Spanish Stuffed Peppers with Farro and Salsa Verde

  Stuffed Peppers have always been a favorite of mine. Especially this time of year when I have peppers in my garden. I’ve been picking the peppers a little small, so today when I had a bunch of them, I knew I wanted to stuff those little babies. They are at various stages of yellow,Read more