Grain salads are forgiving and flexible: nutty whole grains take well to all kinds of vegetables, like fennel, arugula, or carrots. The two salads here feature spelt and wheatberries, one with marinated mushrooms, leeks, and cucumbers, the other with bacon, Parmesan, and watercress.
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Grain salads are forgiving and flexible, and nutty spelt takes well to all kinds of vegetables like fennel, arugula, or carrots. Here, quick-marinated mushrooms, leeks, and cucumbers combine for a refreshing, flavorful salad.
This cake is sweet but not cloyingly so, with a lovely texture of apples and almonds making for a superb brunch or after dinner cake experience.
While you could certainly do plenty of baking and pizzamaking using only refined white flour, some people like to experiment with other types. Have you ever wondered what the difference is between whole wheat and white whole wheat flour? What about semolina, rye, and spelt? Here's a quick glossary of some of the more common varieties.