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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Word of the Day: Farro

Farro Pronounced: FAHR-oh An ancient cereal grain belonging to the wheat family and dating back more than 20,000 years. It was the staple of Roman legions during their occupation of Egypt. Farro has reemerged in Italy is attracting attention from cooks around the world. Farro has a dense chewy structure and a rich, nutty flavor. […]

Pig Island event – - mark your calendar!

Pig Island is happy to announce its most recent roster of NYC chefs who will prepare and serve up 80 hogs sourced from Finger Lakes’ area farmers. From bone soup to pig head tacos to bacon sticky buns to vegetarian sides, Pig Island emphasizes food sourced directly from farms (not through a distributor) and introduces the food of up-and […]