Foods made from spelt wheat come out much more delicious than from ordinary flour. In Italy spelt wheat is called farro, though there are some who argue that the real farro is a higher quality product to be differed from spelt wheat. But even if they belong to different kinds, their tastes are very similar.
The Italians make soups from whole farro grains; they are added to salads, and farro flour goes to making bread and pasta.
Spelt and farro are ancient kinds of wheat, they contain much protein high in 18 indispensable amino acids. Foods made from these grains are very salubrious due to a high content of plant fiber.
Ingredients for Pancakes from Spelt Wheat Flour
- Spelt flour (Farro): 150 gr.
- Kefir or yoghurt: 300 ml.
- Eggs: 2
- Ricotta: 2 tbsp
- Olive oil 3 tbsp
- Sugar: 1-2 tbsp
- Baking soda and salt 1 pinch.
Recipe for Pancakes from Spelt Wheat Flour
- Whip up eggs, yoghurt, ricotta, oil, salt, baking soda and sugar slightly.
- Add flour gradually and knead smooth dough. How thick the dough will be depends on the thickness of the yoghurt. So, if you want it to be thinner, add some water.
- Leave the dough to come to for 30 minutes.
- Then fry pancakes as you usually do it, on both sides – pour some dough on a heated frying pan and tilt it quickly around so the dough spreads over the bottom thinly and evenly.