Friday, March 20, 2009

Indian Harvest Pearled Farro

USPN # 5854724

An ancient strain of cultivated wheat, best described as the heirloom version of spelt. A first class grain measuring 6 to 8 mm long and slightly pearled to eliminate the need for soaking. Makes a great risotto!

Prep time: 25-30 minutes
2lb. Sleeve Yields: 18 - 1/2 cup servings
216 Servings per 24lb. case.
Kosher - Yes


High quality Italian import
Highest grade availabl
Grains are 6 to 8mm long
Heirloom version of Spelt Grain
Has been “pearled or scarified” to reduce cook time
Excellent in soups, salads, pilafs and risotto
Perfect for Italian, Mediterranean, Eclectic, and American cuisines
Ingredients: Farro. Product of Italy.

Pack Size: 12/2 lb. Sleeves = 24 lbs. per Case

Storage: To preserve quality store in a cool dry area. 65º F

Preparation and Cooking Instructions: Stove Top: Bring 2 quarts water or stock to a boil. Add 2 lb. sleeve of Farro, Indian Harvest (4 oz.) seasoning packet (optional) and stir. Cover tightly, return to boil, reduce heat and simmer. Cook for 25-30 minutes, until rice is tender and most grains are slightly split. Drain excess liquid if necessary. Farro may be cooled down by rinsing in cold water. Hold in steam table for serving or chill for later service. Reheat by sautéing with any of your favorite herbs, spices and vegetables. Yield: 9 cups.

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