Synonyms: farro = dinkle = German wheat
Spelt has been around for thousands of years, but it's recently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. It's believed to be a relative of wheat, and it tastes like a mild version of it. Though it contains gluten, it's tolerated by many people who are allergic to gluten.
spelt berries = spelt kernels Equivalents: One cup dry berries = 2.5 cups cooked berries Notes: Spelt has a nutty flavor, similar to that of wheat. Though it contains gluten, it's often tolerated by people with wheat allergies. Substitutes: Kamut® brand berries OR wheat berries
spelt flakes = rolled spelt Notes: Like rolled oats, spelt flakes are commonly cooked to make a hot breakfast cereal. Substitutes: Kamut® brand flakes OR wheat flakes OR rolled oats
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