From the Andes to dinner tables in the U.S., quinoa has come a long, flavorful way to prominence in the grain family.
The personal chef of Diane von Furstenberg shares three delicious and colorful recipes for quinoa.
quinoa, which is nearly a complete protein, is one of the healthiest whole grains around.
quinoa risotto I love risotto, but rarely eat it because I always feel so heavy and slow afterward.
Every year at the harvest, the king would sow the first quinoa seeds with a golden planting stick.
The Indians of Cochinoca and Susques sow lucerne and barley for fodder, and the quinoa and potato for food.
Since this list was printed, I have been informed that the quinoa is wild in Chili.
There are two varieties of quinoa, the white and the red seeded; the red has bitter properties, and is only used for medicine.
Their chief articles of food were maize, potatoes5 and quinoa, which the natives of Colombia have long since discarded for rice.
quinoa is grown in large quantities, and is a staple article of food among the natives.
1620s, from Spanish spelling of Quechua kinua.