Quinoa is a species of the goosefoot genus, a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal, similar in some respects to buckwheat, rather than a true cereal, as it is not a member of the true grass family.
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Quinoa is usually cooked like rice. It’s important to rinse the uncooked product well – this is because if it hasn’t been pre-washed it’s coated in a bitter substance called saponin. Some people soak quinoa (pre-washed or not) for 10 minutes prior to cook
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