100% Organic New York State Grown Spelt Freekeh.
Our Freekeh is roasted green spelt berries. It is also known as "Gruenkern" in Southern Germany, where it is a substantial part of the diet. The spelt is harvested when it is still young, wet and "green". It is then slow roasted over coals in the hulls, and is then de-hulled resulting in a beautiful green spelt berry.
Cook Time: 35-45 minutes
Water: Grain ratio: 1.25:1
Description: A small spelt berry, harvested while immature and roasted over hot coals while still in the hull producing a beautiful green-colored grain; a traditional Middle Eastern preparation of grain. A subtle tangy flavor surrounded by the perfume of smoked green tea.
Uses: Middle Eastern, American, and Eastern European cuisine; in salads, bean dishes, stuffing, soup, bread, crackers, meat kabobs, and hot cereal.