(K) Pearled Barley - 5 lb.
Cooking Suggestions: Barley cooks into a chewy, sustaining dish. Try it plain, combined with brown rice, cooked with beans, or mixed with extra water to make a breakfast porridge. Pearled Barley is luscious cooked risotto style and is much lighter than Hulled Barley.
Quality Natural Organic Barley is one of the world's oldest cereal crops, originated in Southwest Asia around 8500 B.C. The Roman gladiators were called hordearri, or barley men, after their primary staple, barley. Curiously enough, barley remains the staple of the physically strong peoples of the Himalayan region. Pearled Barley has been semi-polished to remove the ruff outer bran and is the most commonly avaliable.