Difference Between Barley, Malt and Grain

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Grain is a small and hard seed of a plant like wheat, millet and rice. They are botanically defined as the one seeded fruits belonging to the cereal class. Any food which is made from these cereal grains are known as grain products. Whole grains and refined grains are two big categories of grains. Whole grains are the ones which contain the entire grain kernel- bran, germ and endosperm. Oatmeal and brown rice are examples of whole grains.

Barley is one of the important cereal grains. Its nutty flavor is loved by many people. It looks like wheat berries. However, it is lighter in appearance than wheat berries. It is a very ancient cultivated grain.

It matures early and is a short season crop. It is cultivated in varied climatic conditions and also in varied land areas like irrigated or dry land. It is used in various ways, primarily as food and fodder. It is also used in the production of malt.

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Malt refers to a grain which is sprouted and then dried by a method known as malting. It is generally made from barley; however, some other grains may also be used to prepare malt. It is usually used for brewing and distilling. The word malt has been derived from the Old English word meltan which means to melt.

Watermelon & Apple Autumn Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 can Fayrouz Watermelon & Apple
  • ½ apple juice
  • 1 tablespoons lime juice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 apple (cut into matchsticks)

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl , mix Fayrouz can, apple juice, honey, cinnamon and lime juice gently.
  2. Put apple match sticks in serving cups.
  3. Pour gently the mixture, enjoy.

Caramel Apple Cider Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups apple juice
  • 1 can Fayrouz Apple
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 6 tablespoons vanilla flavored syrup

Instructions:

  1. In a large glass jar mix apple juice and Fayrouz Apple. Juice one full lemon into the mix.
  2. Add honey and stir well to make sure the honey incorporates into the mixture.
  3. Add vanilla syrup then cinnamon. Stir, stir, stir.
  4. Pour into serving cups.

Raspberry Apple Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Fayrouz Raspberry
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoons  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons  simple syrup

Instructions:

  1. Combine ingredients in a large bowl gently.
  2. Add a small amount of mixture into serving glass.
  3. Add crushed ice, then pour remainder of the mixture over top.

Peach Autumn Punch

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans Fayrouz Peach
  • 2 cups guava juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups of fruits small cubes

Instructions:

  1. Combine juices in a large bowl. Stir in sliced fruit.
  2. Stir the mixture and add the Fayrouz Peach. Taste and adjust flavors, if desired.

Fall in Pineapple Paradise

Ingredients:

  • 1 can Fayrouz Pineapple
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • Pineapple slices

Instructions:

  1. Fill a highball glass with crushed ice.
  2. Add all ingredients to a shaker.
  3. Add ice to shaker.
  4. Shake and strain into highball glass.
  5. Garnish with pineapple slices, if desired

Barley Nutrition Facts, Benefits & How to Cook It!

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Barley Nutrition Facts

About one cup of cooked hulled barley (est. 1/3 cup uncooked) provides:

  • 217 Calories
  • About 1 gram fat
  • 10 grams fiber
  • 7 grams protein
  • 45 grams carbohydrates
  • 1 mg manganese
  • 23 mg selenium
  • 0.3 mg copper
  • 0.4 mg vitamin B1
  • 162 mg phosphorus
  • 80 mg magnesium
  • 8 mg vitamin B3

To get the most nutritional benefits from barley, it’s recommended that you first soak and sprout hulled uncooked barley grains before using. You can also  choose to buy sprouted barley flour for baking. Sprouting whole grains helps to unleash their nutrients, so that the body can actually absorb and use the various vitamins and minerals found within the grain.

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All whole grains contain anti-nutrients, like phytic acid for example, which bind to nutrients and make them very difficult to absorb. Soaking and sprouting grains, including hulled uncooked barley, can help to lower the level of anti-nutrients significantly, making grains more beneficial and also easier to digest. It can also reduce the amount of gluten present within barley to some degree.

Sparkling Apple Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 cups apple juice
  • 1  cups lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons green apple syrup
  • 1 can  Fayrouz Apple

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, mix apple, lime juice and Fayrouz Apple gently.
  2. In a serving glasses , place the syrup at the bottom.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a serving glasses.

New Mother Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 Can Fayrouz Peach
  • 1 Cup orange juice
  • Crushed ice
  • Orange slices for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, add juice and Fayrouz Peach to combine.
  2. Serve over ice and garnish with orange slices if desired.

Kiwi Raspberry Spritzer

Ingredients:

  • 1 kiwi fruit ripe
  • 1 Can Fayrouz Raspberry
  • 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp per cup
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Mash the kiwi as finely as you can
  2. In a serving glass, place the kiwi at the bottom.
  3. Place ½ can of Fayrouz Raspberry on top of the kiwi in each cup.
  4. Add 1 tsp of sugar in each cup.
  5. Add 1Tablespoons Lemon juice.
  6. Mix well with a spoon, Enjoy.