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plotstoeat

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Barley
« on: March 18, 2018, 12:41:46 »
Just dicovered that barley is a superfood. Made nice risotto with it last night Takes much longer than rice but better for you, tastier and cheaper!

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Barley
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Re: Barley
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 14:45:09 »
 Rather than a rice substitute, my preference is malted, with hops and yeast. Its not to late to sow some.
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Re: Barley
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2018, 15:17:09 »
I like ancellfarmers  suggestion too but will give the barley a go. Is pearl barley the same? anyone know.
ETA according to Google the bran has been removed in pearl barley.
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Re: Barley
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2018, 16:30:11 »
I like ancellfarmers  suggestion too but will give the barley a go. Is pearl barley the same? anyone know.
ETA according to Google the bran has been removed in pearl barley.
That's what I used. Never seen any other for sale except for brewing.
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Re: Barley
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2018, 17:39:05 »
hhhhmmmm  Jaipur  :drunken_smilie:
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Re: Barley
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2018, 17:58:54 »
We seem to have drifted from healthy meals to extremely nice but rather strong 🍺 :drunken_smilie: :drunken_smilie: :toothy10:



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Re: Barley
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2018, 21:37:03 »
Apparently there is a less polished version of pearl barley called pot barley available from Holland and Barret which retains some of the health benefits that pearl doesn't. In Canada it has been accepted that barley reduces cholesterol by varying amounts as high as 8%