Freekeh with Pinenuts & Almonds

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Freekeh, Wild Wheat & Ancient Grains

By Ruth Nieman

Published 2021

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Ancient freekeh grain has been at the heart of Levantine cuisine for centuries, and is traditionally paired with meats, vegetables and spices. Freekeh stuffed pigeon or squab, was an ancient Egyptian delicacy, gently poached in a spiced broth and rumoured to have been served to young couples on their wedding night. The cooking of freekeh is about the liquor that it softens in, which is a meaty stock, made from pieces of meat that are then shredded on top of the grain and delicately spiced w