Frequently Asked Questions About Einkorn, Spelt, and More!
As many of you know, I am devoted to Traditional Foods Cooking. And Wheat Berries play a pivotal role in that type of cooking because the focus is on using whole grains for baking and cooking instead of relying on white flour, such as all-purpose flour or what some of you may know as plain flour.
But when it comes to cooking with whole grains, understanding all the different varieties can be overwhelming. In the Wheat Berries FAQ video, I focus specifically on wheat berries since there are several varieties in this category of whole grains.
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A Review of the Ancient Grains
I start my tutorial video by reviewing Ancient Grains, such as Einkorn, and then I move right up the Wheat Berry timeline. I discuss the difference between Red Whole Wheat and a more modern hybrid called White Whole Wheat. We think of Red Whole Wheat as simply “whole wheat.” And even though its flour has a white color, White Whole Wheat is 100% whole wheat.
I review five types of wheat berries in the video, and then I throw in a little surprise at the end. It’s not a wheat berry, but I love baking with it!
To learn more, be sure to watch my Wheat Berries FAQ video.
How can you make All Purpose Einkorn Flour?
Now that you’ve learned about Einkorn, check out my How to Make All Purpose Einkorn Flour at Home blog post and video. I’ll show you how to sift fresh home-ground flour and turn it into your own homemade All Purpose Einkorn Flour. You can also use Einkorn Flour to make a delicious and nutritious Einkorn apple butter cake.
What is Kamut?
Kamut or Khorasan Wheat is an ancient grain that is a nutritious source of fiber, iron, and protein. (Did you know that Kamut is also nicknamed The Pharaoh’s Grain?) Although it is a relative to modern-day wheat, it is lower in gluten and can be easier to digest for some people than the wheat commonly consumed today.
Get to know all about Kamut, another ancient grain, in my What is Kamut blog post and video.
Grind Your Own Grain
If you’re ready to grind your whole grain to make flour, watch my unboxing and grinding test in my Mockmill Grain Mill review video. I purchased this grain mill to grind my whole grain.
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Favorite Grain and Flour Supplies
- Einkorn Grain
- Sprouted Einkorn Grain
- Whole Grain Einkorn Flour
- All Purpose Einkorn Flour
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Favorite Yeasts for Bread Making
- SAF Instant Yeast
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- SAF Gold Instant Yeast
- Red Star Active Dry Yeast
- Fleischmann’s Active Dry Yeast
- Bob’s Red Mill GLUTEN FREE Active Dry Yeast
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- 10-Piece Glass Bowl Set
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Favorite Grain Mill Supplies
- Mockmill 100 Stone Grain Mill (See promocode below)
- Mockmill 200 Stone Grain Mill (See promocode below)
- Pyrex Glass Mixing Bowl Set (3-Piece)
- KitchenAid Mockmill Attachment
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