Agricola Locci's Farro Umbro pearl is the result of Umbra's agricultural tradition. Cultivated and processed according to the ancient peasant tradition. 100% Umbria.
- Harvest location
- Average altitude
- 250 m slm
- triticum dicoccum
- Sowing period
- October and November
- Harvest period
- July and August
The Agricola Locci pearled emmer what is expertly cultivated, produced and packaged exclusively in Umbria in accordance with the integrated farming directions. The “Triticum dicoccum” variety is sown in October and November and harvested in July and August. Rich in nutrients, it is suitable for all kinds of recipes. In the Mediterranean diet it is regarded as a valid alternative to pasta and rice. It has considerable antioxidant properties due to the high content of selenium and phytic acid and it is an excellent intestine regulator suitable for everybody.
Ideal in soups, minestre, fresh salads, legumes and vegetables that intensify taste and aroma.
MIXED VEGETABLE SOUP
240g emmer wheat - 2 carrots - 2 celery stalks - 1 red onion - 3 potatoes - extra virgin olive oil - 1 rosemary branch - black pepper - salt
Wash and cut all the vegetables into cubes. Place them all in a casserole with 4/5 tablespoons of olive oil, check the seasoning and cook for a couple of minutes. Add the emmer wheat with 1.5 litres of cold water, bring to a boil and cook for approximately 25 minutes.
Serve the hot soup with a sprinkle of black pepper and a drizzle of olive oil before serving.