What it is: Oatmeal is a cereal and not a pasta and is made from many different types of wheat, but mainly from durum wheat. It is the product of the wheat kernel, since it has been heat treated, dried and crushed.
Oatmeal is rich in protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates. It has a low glycemic index which means that after consuming it raises blood glucose more gently and has a high saturation index, which means it satisfies you more than other carbohydrates.
It is often found in cuisines of Europe, the Middle East and India.
Oatmeal was a staple food of the ancient Greeks and is a key ingredient in the Mediterranean Diet. In recent years, however, it has reappeared as a superfood and lovers of healthy eating have loved it. superfood and lovers of healthy eating have loved it.
In the restaurant we did not meet it often, until a few years ago when it entered restaurants as a tabule.