Where does durum come from?
Durum is an offspring of emmer. And a popular one at that! It is one of the most widely cultivated wheats, especially popular in the Mediterranean.
What are durum?s best qualities?
Durum has a loose hull that comes off at harvest, so that?s a plus.
Also, durum is a hard and robust grain with a high protein content, which is great for making pizza dough and pasta.
What is durum semolina?
Semolina is the coarsely milled endosperm of a durum grain. It has a texture that is very similar to fine cornmeal.
Why is durum yellow-ish?
Due to carotenoids in the endosperm.