Orzotto & Mountain Herbs

From the mountains into your kitchen.
By Chef Norbert Niederkofler, Dolomites, Italy.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian


  • 200 gr Barley
  • Buttermilk
  • Mountain Cheese

Chopped Herbs

  • Sorrel- Borage- nettle- trefoil- mustard leaves- wild spinach- Lemon balm- mountain pepper- Lemon Verbena


  • Toast the barley in a pot and deglaze it some water and cook it for 35 minutes.
  • Stir the Orzotto with some goat butter and mountain cheese until it gets very creamy.
  • Fold the chopped mountain herbs into the Orzotto. The Orzotto should have a light bitter