The thresher or thrasher machine uses its drums and shakers to separate grains from the stalks and the husks. In other words, it separates the wheat from the chaff. Threshing was done by hand for thousands of years before the machine was invented. The wheat sheaves were laid on the ground and  beaten with flails. The …

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Kamut bread

Kamut flour is often connected with Ancient Egypt and its Pharoahs. The word kamut is one of the  Ancient Egyptian words for wheat and was recently put to use as a brand name, a modern registered trademark, for the flour. But  the grain’s other name, Khorasan, comes from the Ancient Persian province meaning where the sun …

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