The Farro Salad at Charlie Bird's serves as the inspiration for Gael's delicious dish. It is so fun to watch Gael conceive of a recipe as she clearly thinks in terms of palette as well as taste. No surprise. The end results hearty enough to be a meal on its own but works nicely along side grilled meat or fish. The nip in the air will turn to frost any day now. Eat as much corn and as many tomatoes as you possibly can.
Farro Salad with Oven-Roasted Grapes and Autumn Greens
Chewy farro -- an Italian whole grain -- is tossed with mixed greens in this colorful salad. It's flavored by two kinds of grapes that have been baked in a low oven to concentrate their sweetness and release their juices. The Concord grapes aren't seedles