What are Ancient Grains?

Have you heard of Ancient Grains? This is a modern term created to help us distinguish authentic grains that have not been manipulated by modern agriculture as opposed to high-yield mass-produced genetically modified grains. Ancient grains contain higher amounts of amino acids, vitamins & minerals & fibre than today’s genetically modified processed grains.

The Best 5 Ancient Grains

1. Senatore Cappelli

Senatore Cappelliotherwise is known as Italian durum wheat. This large, more rigid golden wheat is ideal for whole-grain traditional Italian pasta recipes. Senatore Cappelli is the entire grain & should not be confused with common wheat used in baking bread. This wheat ancestor still contains gluten & is not recommended for coeliac or wheat sensitivity.