Green, or Immature Wheat

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On Food and Cooking

By Harold McGee

Published 2004

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Green wheat grains have also been enjoyed for their sweetness and unusual flavor. The stalks are cut while the grains are still moist inside, the grains charred over a small straw fire to weaken the husks and add flavor, then eaten fresh or dried for keeping (Turkish firig, Arab frikke).