Polish Wheat (Khorasan wheat) is an ancient wheat that originated in the Middle East, with a unique, buttery flavour that gives it the nickname the sweet wheat. The kernels are twice the size of regular wheat. As a cooked whole grain, it has a rich corn-like flavour. "The Sweet Wheat" Khorasan wheat is nutrient dense and highly digestible. In fact, some people who cannot tolerate wheat are able to enjoy Khorasan wheat. With more protein than wheat, it delivers a healthy complement of complex carbohydrates. Khorasan or Polish wheat has a high mineral content and is noted for its concentration of selenium. It also contains zinc, magnesium, vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and copper Tasty Tips and Storage Khorasan or Polish Wheat cooks easily and is delicious in pilafs with bulgur, or in risottos, and a wide range of dishes. It's a popular base for homemade pasta, and makes tasty warm salads. Digestible Khorasan Wheat can also be used as a component for baby food, or added to bread and baked goods. Stored in an airtight container or our resealable bags, whole Khorasan wheat will keep for 6 months or more in a cool, dark pantry or up to a year in the freezer.