Almond paste looks like a lump of Play Dough. It is actually a confection made from blanched dried almonds, sugar, and a liquid such as glycerin or cane syrup. Learn about the history and uses of this ingredient.
There are many reasons to discover types of alternative flours to use instead of our standard wheat flour. This list offers both flours with gluten as well as many gluten-free alternatives from Amaranth to Urad flour along with substitution tips. Alternatives for gluten free eating.
Chia is an American herb that dates back to the Aztecs. Learn about the uses, preparation and nutritional information.
Quinoa is a tiny grain that is gluten-free and packs a powerful nutritional punch. Learn about (keen-WAH), the highest protein grain with many uses.
Use this handy Grain Cooking Chart to select the grains that fit into your healthy meal plan. Each grain on the chart shows you the cooking time, how much grain to use, how much liquid to use, and total cooked yield. Read about general grain cooking methods.