Spelled Soup :
Spelled is the first man-made cereal and the origin of its cultivation dates back to the man of Neolithic man, more than 10,000 years ago. Since the 20th century, following the modernization of agriculture that preferred cultivation of “quantity” rather than “quality”, the spelled is said to be “put on the margins” until almost disappearing. Today, the Monks of the Siloe Monastery are cultivating this ancient cereal in them lands. Spelled is a food that provides a balanced balance, rich in group vitamins and mineral salts such as calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium. It is a low-glycemic, highly energy-efficient food. Its properties make the soup extremely nutritious and highly digestible.
About The Producer, Monastero Di Siloe :
The monastic community of the monastery of siloe is situated in cinigiano, on the slopes of the mountain amiata. they have always worked daily on their products, alternating working hours with prayer hours. At the Monastery of “Siloe” a series of extraordinary and natural food products are produced (organic certificates), ground chili, honey, jams, fresh tomato sauces, homemade spelled pasta and old grains.
From them you will also find legumes (black chickpea, lentils), cereals (spelled dicocco “triticum dicoccum”, one of the earliest ancient cultures made cultivable, durum wheat “triticum turanicum”.
An impressive production, for a very small community, which has been awarded by various critics.