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Old 07-03-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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What exactly is quiona and what does it taste like? What sort of recipes do you use it in?
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What exactly is quiona and what does it taste like? What sort of recipes do you use it in?
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You can use it instead of brown rice. Here is a little more about it.
Brown Rice Versus Quinoa: Which Is The Better Choice? | Nutrition Beast
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You can use it instead of brown rice. Here is a little more about it.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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Quinoa looks clear after cooking. It is virtually tasteless and full of protein. Goes great with salsa.
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BtBs right, full of protein, but in my experience tastes horrible.

Then gain I didn't have much with it.
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I had some garlic butter cheese or something it was pretty tasty. I had some chicken with it and it wasn't bad. I'd invite you to try to cook it couple times.
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It reminds me of couscous too.
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Quinoa is a great alternative to rice. True, not much flavor, but it packs far more protein and is pretty caloricly dense. Unless you are going to use it for a dessert dish or breakfast dish, cook it with some chicken or beef stock. It tends to take the flavor of the stock. I don't recommend bullion as the amount needed to bring out the flavor makes the quinoa too salty for my taste.
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I'm a big fan of using it in risottos.
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Yeah, I've heard it's bland and takes on the flavour of whatever you cook with it or in it; haven't tried it yet but we do have some.
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