Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup millet ¼ cup amaranth 1 tbsp red quinoa ¼ cup rolled barley 2 tsp buckwheat ¼ cup pearl glutinous rice 2 tbsp sorghum 2 tbsp teff 2 tbsp roasted black beans 2 tbsp dried azuki beans ¼ cup black rice 1 tbsp Thai red rice 2 tsp toasted sesame … Continue reading
Winter has well and truly set in and we’ve got two perfect recipes the whole family will love this weekend from chef Adam Liaw, including a whole grain chicken soup you can set and forget! Be inspired here.
Pseudo-grains, or pseudo-cereals as they’re also known, have increasingly been enjoying the limelight as our awareness of grains expands beyond wheat, oats and barley and new grain varieties become more and more popular. So what is a pseudo-grain? Pseudo-grains like quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat are actually seeds and just like regular grains have similar overall nutrient compositions, being a … Continue reading
Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients It might seem scary to keep something at a raging boil for such a long period of time, but this process gives you really tender chicken and a much more strongly flavoured soup than if you just kept it at a simmer. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive … Continue reading
Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 cup brown sushi rice (or medium grain rice) 1 cup white sushi rice (koshihikari) 6 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in 1 litre hot water 1 carrot 1 large fillet snapper, or 1 whole small baby snapper (scaled) 1 tbsp sake 2 tbsp mirin 2 tbsp soy … Continue reading
Almost every week we see a new diet being touted as the next big thing. Few diets come out on top, but the New Nordic Diet (New Nordic Diet) is up there along with its close cousin, the Mediterranean diet. We’ve taken a closer look at just why it’s meant to be so good for … Continue reading
Last year the Washington Post predicted ‘sprouted everything’ would be a major food trend for 2017 (1). And based on the steadily growing range of sprouted grain products on supermarket shelves in Australia, this trend is here to stay in 2018. But what exactly is a sprouted grain, and does it boost the already impressive … Continue reading
There is no standard definition of ‘sprouting’, however a ‘sprouted grain’ is generally described as a whole grain in the transition phase between a seed and a new plant. The growing popularity of sprouted grains can be attributed to the suggested increase in bioavailability of micronutrients such as B vitamins, vitamin C, folate, calcium, iron … Continue reading