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Farro Farro is an Italian grain that has also been known as emmer. It was an ancient variety of wheat. It was cultivated by the Roman thousands of years ago. The word farro is the Latin word for wheat, and is the root of the Italian word for flour: farina.
Farro has a nutty flavor, and a slightly crunchy texture. It resembles a grain of rice wrapped in a light reddish brown hull. Some of the hull still remains on the seed after a few abraisions. Do not conf
Cabbages Cabbage is a member of a large group of vegetables from the Brassica Oleracea and B. Rapa families. B. Oleracea includes Napa or Chinese cabbage, minzuna greens, and bok choy. B. Oleracea includes red and green cabbage, savoy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale, collard greens, and kohlrabi. Inflourescents include broccoli and cauliflower. These families have believed to have been brought from Asia Minor to Europe in approximately 600 B.C. The word c