Ok. Technically, spelt has no WHEAT gluten. For
the purposes of my work in giving advice to celiac and other sufferers from
wheat gluten, I can safely say that spelt is gluten free, and many
products made with spelt actually say 'gluten free' on them. Not all
gluten is created equal, so your boss man and I are both right. In a
way. (The gluten in spelt is much more delicate, for example, and should
be considered when making bread and other products from it.) The following
articles should clarify.
Where did you get your information on spelt? according to der
boss man at work, spelt does have gluten in it...but I've seen no hard and
fast evidence either way...hmm
On Friday, July 12, 2002, at
01:01 AM, Trey Capnerhurst wrote:
Glad someone found them useful. There was
so much talk on this subject on the list that a small splinter group formed
a medieval baker's guild!
wheat' is usually gluten intolerant. Spelt has no gluten, so
those who are intolerant very much enjoy having a grain their
systems can deal with. If they one of those rare birds that are
actually allergic to wheat itself, then they may have a problem with
Honey is an
anti-bac. (Can also be used on the skin to treat infections,
esp. acne.) It should always be kept in mind, esp. if one is using
this is really neat! I always like to realte modern things I do to the way
they would have been done in period...
spelt flour is useable for
bread, at work we bake it, it's very popular with people who are allergic to
wheat. WARNING: not all people who are allergic to wheat can eat spelt...tyr
it in small quantities first!
honey is what we use to sweeten 99% of
our breads. according to my boss, it acts as a natural
On Thursday, July 11, 2002, at 08:44 PM,
Trey Capnerhurst wrote:
Do you REALLY want to know?
came up on one of the SCA herbalist lists I'm on. I'll include
some of the responses verbatium.
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wearing garb and a skirt...it must be laundry day."