Decorticated spelt from Fortore
Spelt is called decorticated when it undergoes only a refining process, which preserves the cuticle that envelops and protects the grain, called glumetta or more simply bran.
Unlike pearl spelt, which removes most of the bran, hulled spelt is preferred for its high content of nutritious fibres and oils, which have an emollient and gut-regulating function.
History and traditions of hulled spelt
Hulled spelt from Fortore is an ancient crop, deeply rooted in the history and traditions of the area. Traditional local spelt cultivation has been handed down from generation to generation and is an important part of local culture and gastronomy. The farmers of Fortore have learnt to cultivate spelt in a sustainable way, using traditional farming techniques and respecting the environment. Spelt has long been a staple food for local families and is still an important part of the local cuisine. Its history and traditions are a cultural heritage that the spelt producers of Fortore carefully preserve.
Characteristics and uses of husked spelt
Fortore's hulled spelt is a nutritious and healthy food, with numerous health and wellness benefits for the body.
- This ancient cereal is rich in protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals and is easily digestible
- Due to its nutritional composition, hulled spelt can help maintain a proper balance of the digestive system and prevent certain cardiovascular diseases
- Hulled spelt is a natural source of energy that can help combat tiredness and fatigue
Thanks to its beneficial properties, Fortore Hulled Spelt has become an increasingly popular ingredient in modern cuisine, used in many creative and tasty recipes.
The perfect combinations with Fortore hulled spelt
Fortore hulled spelt is a versatile product that can be used in many recipes. There are many possible combinations, but it is important to choose ingredients that enhance the unique flavour of traditional local spelt. For example, a tasty salad of hulled spelt with seasonal vegetables and fresh cheese is a great option for a light and healthy meal. Hulled spelt can also be used as an accompaniment to fish or meat dishes. It is also perfect for making soups and stews, thanks to its creamy texture and ability to absorb the flavours of other ingredients. Fortore Decorticated Farro del Fortore can be used to create tasty and healthy dishes that will satisfy the most demanding palates.