Barley with Mushrooms, Carrots, and Grapes

Orzo con Fanghi, Carote, e Uva

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This is a family recipe that I tasted at the home of wine producers in the Isonzo zone. The grandmother told me that the reason she likes this side dish so much is that it goes well with just about every imaginable meat and many types of fish. Her son told me that the dish is also versatile because it seems to match well with most any red or white wine. Use small, sweet carrots, and try to find red wine grapes. If this is not possible, then Concord grapes are the best option. Thompson or Re