Recipes — triticale

Mark Collins
Warm Triticale and Shrimp with Dill Crème Fraiche

Warm Triticale and Shrimp with Dill Crème Fraiche

  What is Triticale? Organic Triticale (trit-ih-KAY-lee) is a combination of wheat and rye. It's like the two grains had a secret handshake and the King of Wheat made a marriage pact with the King of Rye. By royal decree, only the strongest and coolest grains could marry one another. Ha ha! Not to be confused with the inbreeding of some hillbilly clans. It's way cooler...with a lot less banjo music involved. Actually, it came about through the natural process of cross-breeding of wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale). The name triticale (Triticalehexaploide Lart.) combines the scientific names of the two genera involved. The history...

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