gluten-safe - primordial grain of antiquity
Starter Instructions... Why Sourdough is healthier for you.
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Organic Einkorn Grain
Dehulled for human food. Float off any hulls in water and use for tea.
Einkorn Seed-in-the-Hull for Planting
I collected Neolithic Einkorn from peasant farmers in Turkey, Bulgaria, the Caucasus Mountains, France, Germany and the Carpathian Mountains, trialed everything on my farm and saved the seed of the most delicious robust plants. A gift from the past to your hands.
$50 for ~300 seeds
Organic Einkorn Flour
Fresh-milled with all the natural goodness kept in. Freeze to keep freshest.
Sprouted Einkorn Flour
Sprouted, air-dried and stone-milled for the heathiest flour you can buy!
$25 for 5 lbs
Especially when fermented, Einkorn's natural gluten is easier to digest if you are sensitive to modern wheat gluten. Why? It is not hybridized like modern wheat. Einkorn evolved from pure wild einkorn from the dawn of agricultuer. If you have a gluten allergy, test if einkorn is safe for you under a doctor's supervision. If you have celiac disease, do not eat einkorn - it has gluten.
Einkorn Sourdough Sprout Bread
Ingredients: fresh-milled einkorn flour, einkorn sprouts, maple syrup, chia seeds, seasalt, spring water
Einkorn 'Skinny Bread' helps you lose weight!!
Make fluffy, rich-flavored pancakes, crepes, waffles or cookies with our versatile multi-purpose einkorn pastry mix.
Ingredients: einkorn flour, tapioca flour, sourdough starter powder and chia seeds
Sourdough Pancake Recipe
Night before, mix four heaping tablespoons flour and starter with pure water for a thick batter. Do not refridgerate. Next morning beat in one egg. Slowly beat in tablespoon or two of milk to a thin batter consistency. Optional: Grate in cheddar cheese. For crepes, top with riccotta-sweetened-with-maple syrup and lemon, then roll.
Baking Tips and Recipes
Einkorn is more flavorful and easier to digest than wheat but has a different gluten quality. To optimize your baking experience, we suggest:Use fermented sourdough starter to enliven with vitaity. Wild yeasts are the same microorganisms teeming in a healthy human digestive system. Use living spring water, not chlorinated tap water.
No-Knead Bread - Einkorn dough may be sticky at first because einkorn absorbs liquids slower than wheat. Oil your hands for easy kneading. Excessive kneading does not develop greater gluten. Time does. Knead until the dough is hydrated and responsive with spring back. Do not “let the dough rise until it has doubled in size then punch down”. If dough rises too much, it will deflate in the oven. Under-proof rather than over-proof. After kneading and shaping, place overnight in the fridge in a bread pan covered in a plastic bag then bake the next day. Place a pan of water in bottom of oven to enhance a crisp, golden, caramelized crust with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked bread.
Pastries and Cakes - Substitute 1/4 of the einkorn flour for tapioca flour for enhanced crispness. Einkorn has less starch than wheat so add an extra egg or egg white to batter for a lighter cake.
from Rachel at Chez Nous, Lee, MA
Made from organic einkorn flour and seasalt; a high-nutrition delight with any meal.
$10 per 12 oz bag.
for Kvass, Stuffing or Snacks
Recreate the first beer recipe by simmering einkorn crutons in pure water over night. Leave in the fridge for a few days to lightly ferment. Use as a nourishing mixer or enjoy as a hot or cold beverage. Add croutons to soup to enrich the flavor. Braise in butter and garlic. I love einkorn croutons mixed in a roasting chicken for stuffing!
Drink to your health with Rooibus, Cardamom, Ginger, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Cinnamon, Einkorn Hulls & Blessings.
CARDAMON - Antispasmodic, digestive stimulant, eases flatulence, relieves headaches.
CINNAMON - Relieves nausea, flatulence or diarrhea.
CLOVES - Antiseptic, antispasmodic, prevents nausea, breath freshener.
GINGER - Sharp taste. Eases a cold, brings warmth and settles stomach, cleansing effect on body, prevents nausea, improves digestion.
VANILLA - Calming and tasty *
HOW TO MAKE CHAI TEA
* These statements not evaluated by the FDA.
Hot Breakfast Cereal
Enjoy as a sweet hot cereal or savory polenta packed with nutrition to sustain you through the day. Stir 1 unit of porridge into 2.5 units boiling salted water, cover, simmer ~ 15 minutes till soft and tender. For quick prep, soak in cold water overnight then simmer in morning. Children love it!
Cracked wheat, known as 'frumenty', was a staple dish in ancient and medieval cuisine. Traditional recipes add milk, eggs, almonds, currants, honey, saffron and rose flower water. Frumenty was served with meat as pottage, with venison, fish or in broth-like risottos. Boiled cracked wheat topped with yogurt was made in ancient Persia, and still used in soup in Greece and Cyprus (trahanas) to Turkey (tarhana).
QUINOA - TEFF - CHIA BREAD MIX
Bread with Quinoa Grain
Finally! A gluten-free health bread!
Quinoa flour, Teff, Chia Seeds, Seasalt,Yeast
$15. - 1.5 lbs - makes two loaves
Recipe: Add 2 eggs, 1 tps olive oil, ~1/2 cup of milk or spring water or sourdough starter, 2 tbs maple syrup or honey. Mix well. Knead gently. Dust with quinoa flour. Form loaves into small oiled, floured baking pans. Cover with pastic bag. Let ferment slowly overnight in the fridge. Bake next day at 330 till golden brown. Cool before slicing.
Hulls-on Einkorn Grain
Bake Paleolithic bread with hulls-on einkorn as an eductional experience. Click for recipe.
Available after 2014 harvest
grown by Eli Rogosa, malted by ValleyMalt.com for special order. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
"We know God loves us because He gave us beer." Ben Franklin
Which came first - bread or beer? In the ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, when the wild man Enkidu drank einkorn beer, ‘his heart grew light, his face glowed and he sang out with joy’. Ancient naturally brewed beers not only lightened the heart, but were brewed with healing herbs and even contained antibiotics.
How was ancient beer made?
Ancient peoples discovered 'beer' by tasting sprouted grain bread that had been left in water to ferment naturally. Gradually the art of producing beer evolved using sprouted grain bread boiled with dates or honey and fermentation. Later the bread stage was skipped, and the grain was soaked in water, sprouted, dried (malted), mixed with water sweetened with dates or honey and left to ferment naturally. Ancient ‘beer’, more like an unhopped ale or gruit, was a thin oatmeal-like porridge-brew with about a 3% alcohol by volume. You can recreate this ancient brew using the recipe for Einkorn KVASS above.
Brewing Basics: Sterilize all pots and bottles thoroughly. Simmer malt (ground dried sprouted hulled grain) in water for about half an hour (mashing) The sweet liquid tea-like ‘wort’ is then boiled and filtered for up to an hour. Herbs, spices, sugar, honey or maple syrup can be added to taste. The wort is rapidly cooled, then yeast is added. As the wort slowly ferments at room temperature, the sugars are converted to alcohol.
The Talmud (Pesachim 107a) describes four different types of beer; Shechar (grain beer), Pirzuma (date beer), T ’ainy (fig beer), and Asni (berry beer). Date beer was especially enjoyed in Babylon (Baba Batra 96b). Beer was used as a medicinal tonic to preserve herbal extracts in alcohol. Hops were added to balance the sweet malt with bitter astringency and as a preservative. Fermented herb beers, known as ‘gruit’ in Europe, were common in Ancient Israel. Even fermented milk, common in nomadic societies, was enjoyed. Cohanim priests who drank too much fermented milk were prohibited from serving in the Temple if they were inebriated (Talmud, Krisus 13b).
Available after 2014 harvest
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Einkorn Research Cooperation
'Bread from the Earth' workshops offered on the history of wheat, artisan bread-baking with ancient and heritage wheats, with practical suppport to restore ancient grains in nutrient-dense cropping systems. See: growseed.org/education.html
of intestinal mucosal toxicity of Triticum monococcum in celiac
disease patients , Daniela Pizzuti, Department of Surgical and
Gastroenterological Sciences, Via Giustiniani 2, IT-35128, Padua,
Objective. The treatment of celiac disease is based on lifelong withdrawal of foods containing gluten. Unfortunately, compliance with a gluten-free diet is difficult mainly due to its low palatability. In evolutionary terms, Triticum monococcum is the most primitive cultivated wheat. Conclusions. Data show a lack of toxicity of T. monococcum gliadin in an in vitro organ culture system, suggesting new dietary opportunities for celiac patients to safely eat einkorn.
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