Did you know that the tumminia
wheat is a variety which have been already cultivated by the Ancient Greek in the Sicilian colonies of the Magna Grecia?
After a long period of neglect due to the low productiveness, this ancient durum wheat
has been re-discovered by some small local producers as it is endowed with incredible organoleptic properties.
Indeed it has an high protein value, a low gluten index and contains an high percentage of lignin, a substance that help the heart to keep healthy reinforcing the immune defenses too.
Anyway it not only have great nutritional properties, but also an unique natural aroma, giving the derived products as tumminia pasta
or tumminia bread
an outstanding pleasant taste which mirrors its ancient and deep historical heritage.