wheat

Recipe

Hash Browns

An Aussie breakfast staple with a Parisian touch.
Nico Alary and Sarah Mouchot
1.27.18
Recipe

Gluten-Free Onion Rings

The perfect, crispy side to go with burgers.
Chris Kronner
8.2.17
agriculture

This New Super Crop Could Change the Way We Grow Wheat

British researchers claim the new GM wheat crop can photosynthesize more efficiently to produce higher yields.
Daisy Meager
2.3.17
wheat

Think You Know Wheat? Think Again

The flavor, texture, and overall complexity of heirloom wheat flours are staggering compared to conventional ones. Why aren't we eating more local varieties?
Javier Cabral
12.8.16
agriculture

All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul

“We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the artists involved in the project.
Daisy Meager
10.27.16
wheat

How Perennial 'Super-Wheat' Could Save the Planet

Kernza—a wild, perennial wheatgrass native to the Fertile Crescent—is viewed as sort of an agricultural holy grail, and could potentially solve a list of daunting challenges while feeding humans and livestock on a mass scale.
Tom Perkins
10.7.16
Health

Study Suggests that Your Birthday and Hometown Can Affect Your Risk of Being Celiac

A Swedish study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood found that the season during which you were born—and where your hometown falls on a map—can influence your risk of being celiac.
Wyatt Marshall
8.21.16
Syria

How Syrian Bakers Are Making Bread Against All Odds

Even in a time of war, Syrians' high standards for bread are uncompromising. Bakers have implemented unique techniques to provide the daily bread under conflict.
Emma Beals
8.19.16
Gm os

Nobody Knows Where This Field of Genetically Modified Wheat Came From

Genetically modified wheat, like the plants found in Washington, is not approved for “sale or consumption” in the United States, and who planted the outlaw wheat remains a total mystery.
Charley Lanyon
8.5.16
farming

Why China's Rice Farmers Are Less Confrontational Than Wheat Farmers

Thomas Talhelm, an assistant professor of behavioral science, is the author of the “rice theory,” which states that people who grow up in rice-farming areas are less individualistic than people from wheat-producing places.
Clarissa Wei
7.25.16
Health

Government-Subsidized Foods Are Making Us Fat and Sick, Study Says

Researchers say that the more we eat the foods that the US government pays to keep cheap—such as beef, dairy, corn, sugar, and wheat—the fatter and unhealthier we get.
Hilary Pollack
7.6.16
longreads

Wheat As a Weapon of War in Syria

How the Syrian regime, rebels, jihadists, and NGOs are fighting for control of of the country's most powerful resource.
Emma Beals
6.23.16
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