Durum was discovered in Central Europe. It has a high gluten content making it a good flour to use in making pasta and heavy breads. Durum is a low fat, high carbohydrate grain that can help increase energy levels. Durum also has a very high content of Vitamin E and Vitamin B. QUICK FACTS: - Discovered around 7000 BCE - Durum is a tetraploid wheat meaning it has 28 chromosomes, unlike hard red winter and hard red spring varieties of wheat that have 42 chromosomes HOW TO COOK Ingredients1 cup wheat berries3 cups of water Place in a large heavy saucepan. Add water and...
Mar 02, 2017