Turmeric-Spiced Barley Recipes

This year turmeric is predicted to climb to the top of spice racks across Canada and USA. A relative of the ginger plant, turmeric has a distinct taste and gets its vibrant yellow colour from its active ingredient curcumin. Curcumin is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, ...

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Under the Tuscan Sunset with Barley

When I think Italy, I envision my favourite food destination in the world. In the autumn of 2013, I traveled to Tuscany for a holiday, which included two days at a Chianti cooking school. On that trip, I fell in love with San Gimignano white wine and handmade gnocchi. For this blog I’m sharing ...

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Fall Flavoured Sweet Breads with Barley Flour

Even for those of us who aren’t heading to class this September, the busy `back-to-school` rush is underway. As autumn approaches, we seem to gravitate towards routine. To keep things fresh, I encourage people to try new recipes each season. This fall, why not fill your kitchen with delicious ...

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The Barley Balance: Summertime BBQs with Barley

By Jane Dummer RD Each summer I can’t wait to get my backyard set up to enjoy the anticipated outdoor dining season. The deck becomes an extension of my indoor living, and it’s the perfect space for breakfast and dinner. While summer may suggest casual gatherings with the typical burgers, hot ...

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