Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto

Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto

by Sarah Cotterell and Aitana Infante February 20, 2024

Sarah and Aitana use our pearled naked barley rather than traditional arborio rice for this risotto - or perhaps that should be orzotto? Barley’s nutty flavour complements the earthy mushrooms well. This recipe can be varied with other whole grains like naked oats or black barley.

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Emmer “Kedgeree”

Emmer “Kedgeree”

by Jenny Chandler February 02, 2024

This is a very loose use of the name kedgeree - essentially we’re talking grain, smoked fish and curry flavours. The emmer wheat gives this great texture and a more substantial, filling quality than rice.

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Vegetarian Haggis with Clapshot

Vegetarian Haggis with Clapshot

by Amy Oboussier January 25, 2024

The perfect recipe for Burns Night celebrations. This vegetarian interpretation of haggis combines our Whole Naked Oats, Pearled Barley and Olive Green Lentils to create a wholesome texture.

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Emmer, Squash & Clementine Risotto with Pickled Green Chilli

Emmer, Squash & Clementine Risotto with Pickled Green Chilli

by Eden Owen-Jones January 02, 2024

Make the most of left-over clementines with this amazing risotto! Or farrotto? Eden Owen-Jones makes a nuttier cousin of risotto using emmer grain and the last of the Christmas clementines. Packed full of great textures and warming flavours, the sweetness of the squash is balanced by the acidity of the citrus and the spicy pickled chilli for a perfect winter dish.

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Cracked Wheat Stuffed Red Cabbage

Cracked Wheat Stuffed Red Cabbage

by Eden Owen-Jones December 15, 2023

Eden Owen-Jones has created a wonderful plant-based centrepiece for Christmas dinner using our cracked wheat from Holland & Barrett. Savoury, nutty and delicious, it goes perfectly with all the trimmings and is delicious smothered in gravy or on its own.

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Barley & Lentil Mejadra

Barley & Lentil Mejadra

by Sarah Cotterell and Aitana Infante December 06, 2023

Mejadra - or Mujaddara - is a simple but perfect store cupboard combination of lentils, rice or another grain, spices and crispy onions. You can find subtle variations across the Middle East but each is equally comforting and delicious. This version uses Hodmedod's Pilau Mix #2 in which the nutty emmer grains make a delicious British-grown substitute for the more usual rice, alongside our earthy olive green lentils.

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