Resistant to cold and to altitude, rye also thrives in poor land, or mountains, where no other cereal can be grown.
The bread with rye flour has a flavor so mild that in central Europe is accentuated with cumin seeds. The breads are gray and rather flat dor the rising difficulty.
There is dark rye bread on the market, the German package, adapted to particular foods. One hundred grams of rye bread provides 263 calories.
Other cereals in the north and land greedy. Oats, very energetic, it is the ideal food for the horses. It is highly nutritious with high protein value, with vitamin B, B1 and E. Even with the oatmeal can be prepared the porridge