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Farro Perlato

biogenic Oct 15, 2012 11:00 AM

Anyone know where I can find some Farro Peralto in the East Bay ? Looking to purchase in Bulk if possible.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: biogenic Oct 15, 2012 11:35 AM

    Some Costcos had three-pound bags of Di Amante organic farro perlato for $7.50 last year. I haven't looked for it recently.

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      biogenic RE: Robert Lauriston Oct 15, 2012 12:02 PM

      That's where I purchased my last batch. Unfortunately they don't have in stock now. I'll try Berkeley Bowl...

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        wally RE: biogenic Oct 15, 2012 12:06 PM

        They also have it at the Pasta Shop. Prices don't remember.

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          hyperbowler RE: biogenic Oct 15, 2012 12:14 PM

          I've gotten it at BB before. I think they had a better price than at Genovas.

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            Robert Lauriston RE: biogenic Oct 15, 2012 12:48 PM

            I think some places that formerly sold it in bulk might have stopped because it has a tendency to go rancid more quickly than most other grains.

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              wolfe RE: biogenic Feb 20, 2013 01:10 PM

              Farro back at Costco Richmond, 3lb about $7.

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                biogenic RE: wolfe Feb 20, 2013 10:15 PM

                Thanks ! On my way there tomorrow to pick some up in addition with other stuff.

          2. wolfe RE: biogenic Oct 15, 2012 01:30 PM

            The last batch I bought at BBW, which I am using right now in a whole wheat honey bread, was in a bag, not bulk bin, and about 1 pound at $3.29. Labeled Emmer Wheat aka Farro

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              hyperbowler RE: biogenic Feb 21, 2013 09:40 AM

              Trader Joe's in Rockridge has 8.8oz bags of "10 minute" Farro. It cost somewhere between $1.50 and $2.

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