Home > Store Cupboard > Grains, Pulses, Beans & Cereals

Premium Quality Farro Perlato (Pearled) from Umbria - 500g



Our Price: £3.75

Quantity:

 
Description

Farro - an ancient type of whole grain wheat, often confused with Spelt grain. This exceptionally high quality farro is grown by the Bartolini family, artisan producers, who have been farming in Umbria for six generations.

Farro is traditionally used in Italy to make Zuppa di Farro (Farro soup) but it is also delicious in salads or as a substitute for rice particularly for making risotto as it contains a starch similar to that found in risotto rice.

Farro has a good chewy texture and a nutty flavour with undertones of oat. Farro goes well with ingredients like pancetta, onion, tomatoes or garlic to make a delicious soup. Farro is also very low in gluten and is tolerated by some people with gluten allergies.

These whole grains of wheat have been around for centuries but are coming back into vogue because they are not hybrids like most wheat we eat, as well as being very rich in vitamins, fibre and minerals


500g

Bartolini

Product of Italy

Dolce di Farro

300g Farro
250g Dark Chocolate
200g Raisins
4 Egg Yolks
60g Flour
50g Sugar
1/2 litre Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Rind 1/2 Lemon, grated
1 small glass Rum

Soak the raisins in rum until softened. Boil the farro for 15 minutes, adding a pinch of salt at the end of the cooking time. Drain well and leave to rest. Meanwhile melt the chocolate then in a pan add to the drained farro, stirring well over a low heat. Add the raisins and stir well.  In a small pan beat the egg yolks with the sugar and flour. Add the milk then bring to the boil and thicken. Add the vanilla and grated lemon rind. Allow to rest for about 10 minutes. Add a layer of farro to six serving dishes and then alternate layers of farro and cream. Serves 6.



Code [420-000-076]




Disclaimer: Unless expressly indicated in the product description we are not the manufacturer of the products sold on our website. The details above have been prepared to help you select suitable products, but while we take every care when providing product information on our website and believe it to be accurate, manufacturers regularly alter their products and recipes. Actual product packaging and materials may vary from what is indicated on our website and ingredients are subject to change. This may affect nutrition and allergen information so you should always read the labels, warnings and instructions provided with the product before using or consuming it and not solely rely on the information presented on our website. If you have any specific product queries or require precise ingredient information you should consult the manufacturer, whose contact details will appear on the packaging or label. This notice does not affect your legal rights.


Customer Reviews
Write an online review and share your thoughts with other shoppers!