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History of wheat farming – West Asia

By |2018-05-07T16:17:58-08:00June 23rd, 2017|Food, West Asia|

Wheat history: a field of wheat Did early humans eat wheat? Ever since people left Africa for West Asia, about 70,000 BC, they have probably always eaten wheat, which tastes good and is also a good source of carbohydrates and not a bad source of protein. Wheat is native to West Asia, so people [...]

What is barley? History of food

By |2019-02-10T12:52:13-08:00June 20th, 2017|Food, West Asia|

Barley ready to be harvested How is barley different from wheat? Barley's a kind of grass, like wheat or millet or sorghum or rice, that is a good source of carbohydrates for people. Barley and wheat both grew wild in West Asia. Barley is different from wheat mainly in that it will grow with [...]