This ancient grain flour has a rich, buttery taste and is easier to digest than common wheat varieties. Kosher Kamut Khorasan wheat flour may be used as a wheat flour alternative. Kamut is especially well suited for pasta, pizza crusts and breads. It۪s taste also makes it a great for pancakes.
An ancient relative of durum wheat, Kamut - an early Egyptian word for wheat - has a history rich in myth. One popular story is that an American airman was given a few grains taken from a stone box in an Egyptian tomb following WWII.
Some of these found their way to a Montana farmer, who was able to grow the grain as a novelty crop. In 1977 another Montana wheat farmer, T. Mack Quinn and his agricultural scientist son obtained a jar of the wheat relative and continued its development. They recognized the value of the crop and coined the trade name Kamut. It is similar (many claim superior) in flavor and texture to regular wheat, considered easier to digest, and is used successfully as a wheat substitute.
They buy the best quality as close to home as possible, and wherever possible, they maintain grower identity.