SCC.0053.0450 SCC.0053.0450

Pearl Barley

Net weight: 450 g - 15.87 oz

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Pearl Barley is an artisanal product hand-picked by the producer and without the use of chemicals. In an elegant jute bag.

COD: SCC.0053.0450
EAN: 8052570770113
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
355 kcal - 1503 kJ
1,5 g
of which saturated
0,5 g
76,0 g
of which sugars
2,4 g
6,3 g
6,0 g
0,03 g

Pearl Barley

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Did you know that...Pearl barley is distinctly different from wholegrain and dehusked barley, as it undergoes a refining process that removes the bran and germ, resulting in a lighter product that is easier to cook.

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History and tradition of pearl barley

Pearl barley has a long history, dating back to Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt, where it was used as a food for the lower classes. It later reached Greece and ancient Rome, where it was used to make polenta and beer. Today, pearl barley is highly prized for its benefits and is used in various culinary preparations. It is also grown by hand in order to preserve its incredible organoleptic qualities.

Pearl barley: Characteristics and nutritional properties

Pearl barley is rich in nutritional properties that make it an ideal ingredient for a balanced diet. This cereal is low in fat and high in fibre, which helps to keep you feeling full for longer. Pearl barley is also an important source of complex carbohydrates, which provide the body with long-lasting energy. Thanks to the presence of vitamin B and minerals such as iron, magnesium and phosphorus, pearl barley helps to maintain a healthy nervous and immune system. Finally, pearl barley is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many healthy recipes, such as soups, salads, risottos and vegetable meatballs.

Pearl barley for Italian cuisine: Healthy Ideas and Recipes

Pearl barley is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many Italian recipes. Thanks to its high fibre, protein and vitamin content, pearl barley is perfect for a balanced and healthy diet. It can be used in salads, soups and even risottos. One of the most popular healthy pearl barley recipes is Spring Salad, which combines barley with fresh peas, carrots and spinach. You can also make a delicious vegetable soup with pearl barley, potatoes, carrots and courgettes.