Grown in Colfiorito, a small town in the centre of Umbria, this Casale 1485 Pearled Spelt is the perfect addition to your pantry. Often used as a substitute of pasta or rice, Spelt was first introduced all over Europe during the Roman Empire and being regarded as a sacred food, also used to celebrate weddings and to bring luck to marriages.
HOW TO USE IT
Boil it, add it to a salad, in a legume soup with some pancetta, use it instead of rice for your favourite "Farrotto".
WHY WE LOVE IT
Crunchy, tasty, and filling, this Farro is a lucky charm in the kitchen and adds a level of homeyness to any recipe.
100% Pearled Spelt Farro from Colfiorito, Umbria.
Casale1485 is located in Casale delle Macchie near Colfiorito, a small town in the centre of Italy, in the region Umbria, close to Tuscany and not more than two hours far from Rome and Florence. The number 1485 refers to the year in which the first written documents concerning the Casale delle Macchie date back.
Distinctive conditions such as a soil rich in minerals, a specific altitude that ranges from 780 m and 850 m and mild temperatures allow the area around Colfiorito to be an unequalled area for cereals and pulses.