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#1 Old 01-03-2006, 01:59 AM
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Is there a difference in taste between these grains? (not sure if they're all grains even)



Whenever I'm in the market I see "spelt pasta" and "kamut cereal". Just wondering if there are more nutritional properties in some than others, and if their tastes vary. Do any of you have a preference?
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#2 Old 01-03-2006, 02:50 AM
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yes, they do taste different and vary in their content of different nutrients. of those you listed, i only eat quinoa and millet, though i've also had spelt bread, which pretty much just tasted like bread (spelt is a type of wheat that is lower in gluten).
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Yeah there is a big difference in taste. Although if it was pasta I cannot see them tasting but so different from each other. Like whole wheat and semolina pasta, there are subtle differences, but it's still pasta.
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#4 Old 01-03-2006, 05:34 AM
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they all have their own unique flavors, i like to try out new grains and it's fun to have 7-grain salad sometimes too
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