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Grain recipes

Our favourite grain recipes

Whole grains, pretend grains, ancient grains, old-favourite grains
With all the new grains coming on to the market, it’s easy to feel confused. The only real confusion, though, is the idea that any of these are new at all. They are no modern-day-flash-in-the-pan: get your big pots of water boiling, instead, for the antiquated (not the activated), the traditional (not the trendy).
 
  1. Quinoa and grilled sourdough salad

    Quinoa and grilled sourdough salad
  2. Steamed aubergine with sesame and spring onion

    Steamed aubergine with sesame and spring onion I Ottolenghi recipes
  3. Rice salad with nuts and sour cherries

    Rice salad with nuts and sour cherries I Ottolenghi recipes
  4. Lemon and curry leaf rice

    Lemon and curry leaf rice I Ottolenghi recipes
  5. Miso vegetables and rice with black sesame dressing

    Miso vegetables and rice with black sesame dressing I Ottolenghi recipes
  6. Chermoula aubergine with bulgar & yoghurt

    Chermoula aubergine with bulgar & yoghurt
  7. Barley risotto with marinated feta

    Barley risotto with marinated feta
  8. Parsley & barley salad

    Parsley & barley salad
  9. Braised artichokes with freekeh grains and herbs

    Braised artichokes with freekeh grains and herbs
  10. Bulgar stuffed baby squid with tomato and okra 

    Bulgar stuffed baby squid with tomato and okra 
  11. Sumac-marinated baby chickens stuffed with bulgar & lamb

    Sumac-marinated baby chickens stuffed with bulgar & lamb
  12. Portobello mushrooms with pearl barley and preserved lemon

    Portobello mushrooms with pearl barley and preserved lemon
  13. Camargue red rice and quinoa with orange and pistachios

    Camargue red rice and quinoa with orange and pistachios
  14. Sardines stuffed with bulgar, currants and pistachios

    Sardines stuffed with bulgar, currants and pistachios
  15. Avocado, quinoa and broad bean salad

    Avocado, quinoa and broad bean salad
  16. Coconut rice with sambal and okra

    Coconut rice with sambal and okra
  17. Yoghurt flatbreads with barley and mushrooms

    Yoghurt flatbreads with barley and mushrooms
  18. Itamar’s bulghar pilaf

    Itamar’s bulghar pilaf
  19. Mango and coconut rice salad

    Mango and coconut rice salad
  20. Roasted fennel with black barley and smoked haddock

    Roasted fennel with black barley and smoked haddock I Ottolenghi recipes
  21. Quinoa salad with dried Iranian lime

    Quinoa salad with dried Iranian lime
  22. Saffron, date and almond rice

    Saffron, date and almond rice from Plenty More
  23. Freekeh pilaf

    Freekeh pilaf
  24. Saffron rice with barberries, pistachio and mixed herbs

    Saffron rice with barberries, pistachio and mixed herbs
  25. Buckwheat and rice salad with dried cherries and hazelnuts

    Buckwheat and rice salad with dried cherries and hazelnuts
  26. Farro and roasted red pepper salad

    Farro and roasted red pepper salad I Ottolenghi recipes I This ancient variety of wheat, when accompanied by shamelessly bold flavours, has a unique nuttiness and a great texture.
  27. Fried rice cakes with creamed leeks and egg

    Fried rice cakes with creamed leeks and egg  I Ottolenghi recipes
  28. Hot yoghurt & barley soup

    Hot yoghurt & barley soup
  29. Pot barley, orange and sesame pudding

    Pot barley, orange and sesame pudding
  30. Cardamom rice pudding with pistachios & rose water

    Cardamom rice pudding with pistachios & rose water
  31. Cinnamon rice pudding with cherry compote and pistachios

    Cinnamon rice pudding with cherry compote and pistachios