The following is an extract from “The Consumption Cleanse” chapter on Wheat.
Back in the day wheat used to be wheat. Nowadays what we call wheat, or more precisely the thing that actually lands in our mouth that we call wheat, is so far from the original heirloom grain of yore that we really should have called it something else – perhaps ‘Frankenwheat’. The oldest known variety of wheat, Einkorn, first surfaced in biblical times around the Mesopotamia neighbourhood. Continue reading