wheat berry


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wheat′ ber`ry


n.
the whole kernel of wheat, sometimes cracked or ground and made into bread or used as a cereal.
[1535–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheat berry - a grain of wheatwheat berry - a grain of wheat      
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
caryopsis, grain - dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
2.wheat berry - grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
food grain, grain, cereal - foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
bulghur, bulgur, bulgur wheat - parched crushed wheat
cracked wheat - grains of wheat that have been crushed into small pieces
wheat germ - embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins
common wheat, Triticum aestivum - widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important grain
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The mills are small-scale and cool-temperature (to preserve nutrients) and the entire wheat berry, or seed, is ground whole; some call it "whole milling.
Biochemist Mate Hidvegi developed Avemar by fermenting the nutrient-rich germ of the wheat berry with the yeast Saccharomyces cervisiae for 18 hours at 30 [degrees]C.
Wheat berries, or unprocessed wheat kernels, are the stars of this recipe, The wheat berry is full of bran, vitamins, minerals, protein, starch, niacin and iron.
If you put a wheat berry on a hard surface and increase the pressure of a sharp knife blade on it, it will suddenly split cleanly into two pieces.
Instead of a single, large sheet of wheat, the rollers discharged a single flake for each stale wheat berry and cereal flakes were born.
Each individual bakery mills the wheat into flour each day because the wheat berry has a limited shelf life once it is crushed.
Whole wheat, ground from the whole wheat berry, is high in nutrients and includes the fibrous bran.
Now made with 20% Eco-Grain wheat that is grown using more innovative farming practices that benefit the environment, varieties include: 100% Whole Wheat, 7-Grain, Wheat Berry with Honey, Multi-Grain, Oat and Double-Fiber Whole Wheat.
The fresh, fully cooked Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Bowl contains green beans, savory miso ginger glaze with rice and wheat berry making this uniquely tasty bowl a good source of omega 3 and ready in 2-2 1/2 minutes.
The low-glycemic diet included foods that keep blood sugar levels on an even keel, like bean and barley stew, wheat berry salad, tomato cucumber bean salad, nuts, and Kashi cereal.
COUNTRYSIDE: I enjoyed the article in the March/April issue about wheat berry recipes, but you don't have to grind them into flour to use them.