Ancient durum wheat flour is composed by: Senatore Cappelli and Saragolla durum wheat.
It is used for bread dough, focaccia, pizza and to make fresh egg pasta. It gives crunchiness and rustic flavor.
Durum wheat type “Senatore Cappelli” is an ancient variety which contains higher percentages, compared to modern grains, of proteins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, with the appreciated advantage of being very digestible as it is poor in gluten.
In the past it was the most common and used durum wheat, before the advent of modern and more productive varieties.