Barley is a powerful wholegrain that's packed full of fibre and other vital nutrients to keep your body functioning at it's best. Even better, it's nutty flavour and texture is seriously delicious, and works perfectly in many different dishes. Here, we've pulled together our favourite ways to use barley in your recipes, from soups and stews, to fresh salads, risotto and even sweet breakfast porridge. It's a fabulous way to bulk up your meals, keeping you full and your tastebuds happy.
We've swapped rice for nutty pearl barley in this beautiful pea and prosciutto recipe for a flavour and texture explosion. Try finishing your dish off with a sprinkling of haloumi crumbs to create the ultimate comfort food.