Mushroom tarts

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Ingredients 200g Quinola, uncooked or ready cooked saved in the fridge. 150g any preferred mushrooms, coarsely chopped. 2 medium onions, finely chopped, espresso cup of chopped parsley, garlic to taste. Cooking oil of your choice, – olive, sunflower, walnut, peanut, etc.,   Instructions Boil Quinola...

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Quinoa, red berries & Greek yogurt

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Boil the quinoa for 12 minutes. Let it cool. In a dessert cup, put respectively the yogurt, the red berries and the quinoa. Then again add the red berries on top and drizzle with honey.

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Salmon and prawn fish cakes with quinoa

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Place salmon and prawns in a food processor with metal blade attachment and whizz quickly until roughly chopped. Add an egg, dill, breadcrumbs, lemon zest and salt and pepper and mix all together. Divide the mix into 8 individual portions and for the fish cakes...

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Almond, quinoa and raspberry cake (gluten free)

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Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric whisk, add eggs and continue beating until all incorporated. Fold in the ground almonds, quinoa flour, salt, baking powder, semolina and almond essence. Mix well until all smooth and creamy. Line the baking tin with baking...

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Chilled avocado and cucumber soup with Quinoa

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Peel the avocado and remove the stone. Place the avocado, cucumber, yoghurt and half of dill in a blender. Blend until smooth, adding water gradually. Soup should be smooth fairly thick and creamy consistency, add more water if necessary. Season with salt and pepper and...

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Thai Larb with pork and quinoa

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Firstly make toasted quinoa. Place 20g uncooked quinoa in a frying pan on a low heat. Dry fry the grains until light brown it will take 5 minutes or so. Cool and place in a pestle and mortal to grind into a fragrant powder. Set...

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Sugar: the reality

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According to every scientific studies, we eat too much sugar. However, even if everybody knows its damages, our consumption habits don’t change that much. Sugar is common in our everyday lives, and we are used to sweet tastes all day.

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2015: 10 best food and drink

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You might have the ubiquitous bananas in your cupboard, but what about other ethically-sourced offerings? IndyBest finds products to try this Fairtrade Fortnight. Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight (February 23- 8 March 2015) with products from wine to white chocolate, all certified by the Fairtrade Foundation, working...

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Lorenzo

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Lorenzo is the Altiplano’s version of a techie- at 70 years + He is the alchemist of the cooperative, trying out all the varieties of quinoa seed he can get his hands on. Sowing them in small experimental areas he currently has 76 varieties on...

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Ulali

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Ulali works in the fields, always surrounded by her 2-year-old daughter Kelly. Her 20-year-old son, Roni, pops by to help whenever he can. The rest of the time he’s busy studying IT in the city of Puno. Ulali would love travelling around the world, specifically...

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