Quinoa is a plant from 20 centimeters to 3 meters high. Shrubs form inflorescences with grains. Edible seeds look like cereals, but quinoa belongs to the amaranth family.
Chia is an annual herbaceous plant native to southern and central Mexico. The seeds are very small, have a neutral light nutty taste. After cooking, increase in size 12 times.
A mix of white, red and black quinoa is a product that deserves special attention. It combines all the gastronomic features of three types of quinoa: lightness and aroma of white, crunchy texture and nutty notes of red, rich taste and benefits of black.
Homeland of red quinoa is considered to be the shores of Lake Titicaca in South America. Along with potatoes and corn, quinoa was one of the three main foods of the Indians.
White quinoa is a cereal from the Chenopodioideae family that grows on the mountain slopes of the Andes. Homeland white quinoa is considered to be the shores of Lake Titicaca in South America.
Wild rice is a seed of the herb Zizania aquatica from the cereal family. Rice germinates in North America in shallow water and is harvested exclusively by hand. It has a delicate nutty aroma and exotic taste.
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What are superfoods?
These are plant products with a high concentration of nutrients.
Their chemical composition is not similar to ordinary products: a lot of protein, vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and antioxidants, and their properties are attributed to the prefix "more" (more nutritious, healing, dietary).
Superfoods are perfect for
- Those who follow a vegetarian diet.
- Those who play sports and lead a healthy lifestyle.
- Those whom a low glycemic index in foods is important.
- Those who are allergic to gluten.