Bulgur with Mushroom

Mantarlı Bulgur Pilavı

Bulgur is a precooked, easy to prepare, and a very nutritious food, which is one of the oldest processed food in the human history. References indicate that, the process is known by humans almost for 6,000 years. For the Babylonians, Hittites and Hebrews, bulghur has been a staple since at least 4,000 BC. Romans, Arabs and Egyptians have recorded its use as early as 1,000 BC.

Bulgur with Mushroom

Common in the more eastern Mediterranean regions, it also has a long history in the Ukrainian and Central Asian cuisines. In China it was declared one of the five sacred crops around 2800BC. (Others are rice, barley, millet and soybean.)

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