November 30, 2017
The Incas called quinoa as the mother of all cereals and considered it as a sacred food, discover why.
If there is a superfood that is fashionable at the moment, that is the quinoa. Its innumerable nutritional properties make it one of the healthiest foods that exist.
It is not a cereal but it is compared by its composition and its way of eating it, rather it is from the family of spinach, Swiss chard and beet.
Among other nutritional properties, include:
Based on all this, quinoa is a beneficial alternative to maintain your health and that of your family. And you have not read about its good acceptance, because its flavor is similar to brown rice, but its texture resembles couscous. It is optimally preserved for a long time and its preparation methods are very versatile.
There are different varieties: white, red or black.
Whichever it is, before cooking it, you should always wash it to eliminate the external part that makes it bitter when cooked. Once washed it can be boiled, as if it were rice. It can also be toasted and then boiled to improve its flavor. The perfect cooking time varies from color to color and is reached when each grain of quinoa has doubled its volume and releases its white germ.