Category Archives: Grains

The Re-birth of an Ancient Grain

Thank a friend for supplying the motivation I could have generated myself to experiment with a new grain.  Actually, it’s anything but new; in fact it’s ancient.  The type of farro (wheat) I experimented with has been cultivated in Italy for centuries and … Continue reading

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The Portland Version of a Welcome Mat

A friend in food.  Jan, my new roommate, rolled out the culinary red carpet on my first day in Portland.  Fumbling my way through the boxes and disorientation and removal of all that was familiar, I felt a lifeline.  A … Continue reading

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