A LA CARTE
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：A LA CARTE / Peru
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🛍 Product Information：
Binomial Name：Chenopodium quinoa
Other Names：Quinoa Blond
Product Description：Whether in a salad or as a hot dish, it brings the perfect balance to your plate. Quinoa can be cooked or eaten in a similar way to most grains, the quinoa plant itself is more similar to beetroots and spinach. People can eat both the seeds and leaves of this versatile, nutritious plant.
Dried Veggies are filled with high amounts of fibre. They are high in carbs and low in fat which makes them ideal for a healthy diet. Dried Vegetables are healthy and nutritious, they provide our bodies with all the vitamins and nutrients needed. They are packed with wonderful flavours and have a long shelf life.
From Spanish quinoa. Quinoa plants are broom-shaped, with plant heights ranging from tens of centimeters to three meters. Both the main shoots and side branches produce seeds and are self-pollinated. The seeds are in the shape of round tablets, about 1.5-2mm in diameter, about the same size as millet, lighter than millet, and weigh 1.4g-3g per thousand seeds.
Quinoa is one of three ancient grains grown by the Incas at high altitudes: kaniwa (Chenopodium pallidicaule ), kiwicha, foxtail amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus) and quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa ). It is native to the Andes Mountains of South America and is one of the earliest crops there. During the colonial era, the Spaniards considered it a lowly food and prohibited its cultivation. It was not discovered again by scientists in the mountainous area until 1980. The main producing areas are Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador in South America.
Variety：There are red quinoa (Taiwanese quinoa) and white quinoa.
Supply Season：There are supply throughout the year.
Storage Method：Avoid placing in high temperature and humid places.
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It has rich and comprehensive nutritional value, contains high-quality protein, a variety of essential amino acids, minerals, cellulose and vitamins that are usually only found in animals, and is easy to digest and absorb. In recent years, it has also been dubbed "nutrition gold" by international nutritionists in recent years.
Gluten-free, it is an ideal substitute food for those allergic to wheat; and has complete protein comparable to milk, eggs, fish, and meat, and is the best source of nutrition for vegetarians (vegan).
There are many ways to eat, including seeds, sprouts, processed foods (noodles, bread, biscuits, beverages) and organic foods, etc. Seeds can be cooked with salads, soups and various meats, and are the most popular organic healthy cereals today.
Cooking Skills：Washed with water, boiled for 15 minutes like rice or oatmeal, or stewed with meat and vegetables. Can be used for baking.
Notes：More than 98% of the world's raw quinoa comes from South America. It was used by NASA as space food for astronauts in the 1980s.
In order to highlight the potential of quinoa in improving food security, reducing poverty and combating climate change, the United Nations officially launched the "International Year of Quinoa 2013" on February 20, 2013. To recognize the ancestral production norms of the Andean peoples. Andean people have managed to preserve quinoa in its natural state by living in harmony with nature, making it food for present and future generations.
Tomato, Bitter Gourd, Quinoa Rib Soup, Quinoa, Beet, Pine Nut Salad with Lemon Juice.
This product is imported from foreign countries. The supply depends on the delivery situation. It may be insufficient or out of stock!
Suggested Serving Method：
Wash it with water, cook for 15 minutes like rice or oatmeal, or stew with meat and vegetables. Can be used for baking.
How to cook quinoa?
If you are willing, put it in the pot and add twice the amount of water and soup.
Boil, cover the pot, cook for 10 to 15 minutes on low heat. Salt.
When the seed becomes translucent and white germ forms a translucent spiral outside the seed, the cooking is perfect.
Gold quinoa cold food is as delicious as hot food!
In the salad: After cooking, let the quinoa cool (if you are willing, can be washed) and add anything you want: raw vegetables (cucumber, zucchini, carrots, etc.), fruits (such as apples), seeds, dried fruits and even Oil seeds such as walnuts or hazelnuts. You can also add cooked eggs to the salad, even half -cooked vegetables, such as asparagus sections!
In the cooked version, it is used like pasta or rice: you can directly use sauce or condiments for meat or fish.
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