Bulgur is wheat kernels that have been steamed, dried and crushed. Store bulgur tightly covered in the refrigerator or freezer.
Toasting intensifies the flavor of the nuts. To toast them, sprinkle in an ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until almonds are light brown.
Substitute crumbled goat cheese for the feta, if desired.