Video and Post: Easy and Sexy Farro Salad

Farro is an amazing and sexy ancient grain that happens to be delicious, easy to make and good for you. I wrote a post about it once called, "If Sophia Lauren was a grain." This Farro salad with Kalamata olives, crumbled goat cheese, cucumbers, currants, pine nuts, tomatoes, lemon juice and basil is incredibly tasty and impressive. You may use chopped cherry tomatoes or little grape or pear tomatoes. I indicate in the video to cook the farro for 15 to 20 minutes, but in my original post, 20-30... I would taste after 15 and add time as needed. Farro [...]

By |2018-10-02T18:37:46-04:00October 2nd, 2014|


You know those episodes of Friends where Chandler and let's say, Monica, would reminisce about old times and they would show clips of some of the most memorable "Friends" moments? Well, this is that episode of RealFoodies TastyBits! Since some of you are new to my posts, I am going to list the highlight reel so you can catch up on some groovy posts or videos that you may have missed due to everyday nuisances like work,  fitness or sleeping. I have a lot of great stuff in the works. I am super excited about making more videos and I [...]

By |2018-10-03T12:49:41-04:00September 28th, 2011|


She'd be Farro. I had never tasted Farro until a friend ordered a Farro Risotto at Bar Jules in San Francisco and little did I know that it would contain no rice. I took a bite of the creamy farro risotto and was instantly besotted. Sadly, it wasn't until almost a year later that I would attempt to wrangle Farro myself. The inspiration to purchase and cook farro came from my girlfriend Rebecca. She is a great cook and a master of healthy and tasty. She gave me a little bowl of farro, of which I took about 3 tablespoons [...]

By |2018-10-03T15:50:47-04:00October 19th, 2010|