Archive | August, 2011

Amaranth

Amaranth, like Quinoa, is often referred to as a grain, because of its taste and the way it is cooked, but it is actually a seed. Amaranth, an ancient crop originating in the Americas, can be used as a high-protein grain or as a leafy vegetable. The largest acreage of Amaranth grown was during the […] Read more
Category: Amaranth

Millet – a versatile grain.

Millet is one of the most versatile,  yet not widely used grains America. It is more often used for bird seed than people food! Millet can be ground and used as flour as well as cooked whole in a variety of methods such as: steaming, broth, juice and roasted. It is often soaked and added […] Read more