Spelt is most definitely the grain of the moment. However, spelt is certainly not new, it is in fact one of the most ancient of grains and spelt breads date back as far as roman times. The romans actually referred to spelt as “the marching grain” as spelt bread was relied upon to fuel the roman armies during their vast marches across Europe more than 2000 years ago.
Nowadays there are a variety of reasons many of us are turning to spelt for our home bread baking. [Read more…]