A form of wheat in which whole-wheat berries have been crushed or “cracked” into smaller pieces. Cracked wheat is used as an ingredient in cracked grain and multi-grain breads, pilafs, stuffings, and breakfast cereals, providing a crunchy texture with a nutty flavor. The smaller pieces have the advantage of cooking faster than whole-grain wheat. Cracked wheat is available in many large food stores and natural food and health food stores.
Bulgur Wheat Defined | Cooking Bulgur Wheat
The three basic techniques for cooking grains with hot liquid are boiling, absorption, and steaming, which are perhaps the most popular methods for cooking all whole grains.
A Guide for Selecting the Proper Wheat Flour
It is wise to use flours specifically formulated for various baked goods, such as bread flour or cake flour, although all-purpose flour is suitable for a majority of items.
Types of Non-Wheat Flour Ground from Seeds
There are many types of flour milled from a wide variety of seeds. Most of the seeds used for flour are also prepared and cooked similar to actual cereal grains, so many people make no distinction between grain-like seeds and actual grains because of the similar ways in which they are used.