Categories for Grains

Quinoa: a grain for space and our planet

October 8, 2012 11:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Two interesting things to note about quinoa: To underline its importance as a grain, the United Nations has designated 2013 the International Year of Quinoa. It is even NASA’s food of choice for astronauts on deep space travel. As superfoods go, you can’t get better endorsement than that!

Spelt – better than wheat

July 12, 2012 2:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spelt is a new superfood – and also a very, very old superfood! It’s a sub-species of wheat that was a staple of the British population’s diet in medieval times.

Have you had your oats?

July 7, 2012 2:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Porridge has been the cool choice of breakfast in major UK cities for a few years now. With ‘porridge bars’ popping up in stations and shopping centres, and major snack retailers jumping on board, you can expect to see city workers, bankers, publishers and all sorts of high-flyers tucking into a takeaway bowl early in the morning. But has the trend reached you yet?

Teff bread

June 14, 2012 2:51 pm Published by 4 Comments

A simple gluten-free teff bread, to make in a breadmaker.