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Chicken and pumpkin barley risotto

July 22nd, 2009

This is our second barley risotto recipe. The first one was much simpler — just a plain, cheesy risotto. We decided to experiment with some roast pumpkin and crunchy snap peas for contrast. The result was utterly moreish — the barley is different to rice in that it retains a bit of chewiness, but is […]

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Pearl Barley Risotto

July 10th, 2009

Barley has a GI of 25 which is very low. It is very high in insoluble fibre, and the healthy qualities include cholesterol lowering, and improving digestional health. See here for a very informative article about barley’s health benefits. Given that arborio rice is very high GI, we think this is a wonderful alternative. It […]

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