Organic Recipes: Grandma’s Country Mush

Rye flakes are actually steamed and flattened rye berries which is native to Southwest Asia. Prior to the 4th century B.C., rye was considered a weed.  Now it is a very popular grain used for making bread and brewing beverages. The flakes are commonly used as cereal for porridge or baking.  Here's a mush recipe using rye flakes.

6 cups boiling water
1 cup currants
1/4 teaspoon sea salt or salt to taste
2 cups flaked rye, or other flaked grain

Add altogether the ingredients to the water. Cover and simmer on low heat approximately 30 minutes, stirring once in a while.

SERVES 4 - 6