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What is the diference between a quinoa burger, a quorn burger, and a soya burger?

The differences are as follows: Quinoa is a pseudocerial coming from goosefoot wikipedia. It is one of the trendy "superfoods" because it has a very high nutritional value ánd is gluten free. I have ...
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What is the best way to cook pasta made from quinoa,amaranth, and brown rice?

I've been gluten free for two decades and have probably cooked every kind of GF pasta available. The first challenge is to not expect it to look, behave or taste like wheat pasta ;-) Use a big enough ...
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Can quinoa be used as a soup thickener?

Cooking grains in soup is an effective way to thicken it, but quinoa is probably not the best choice. Quinoa has saponin in it, a bitter tasting phytochemical which has been known to irritate the ...
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What is the best way to cook pasta made from quinoa,amaranth, and brown rice?

I admit I've only been cooking gluten free pasta for about 10 to 12 years or so, but I saw some advice on a blog many years ago which has dramatically changed how I cook it. They recommended giving it ...
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Is raw quinoa milk safe?

The issue with quinoa being soaked and rinsed is not a safety concern. It is more a matter of flavor. It is not dangerous. Some people just find un-rinsed qinoa to be bitter. In fact, for the most ...
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How to make fluffy (not crunchy) quinoa?

Quinoa is cooked exactly like rice. In fact- if you have a rice cooker you can use that and not worry about it. Your procedure is ok. This is the way I make my quinoa. Toasting grains in oil before ...
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Why do some quinoa seeds sink and some float?

Air pockets. It's why wormy beans/grains will also float - the surface tension of the water prevents it from entering into small crevices. If you have cracks or holes in the grains that contain ...
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Pink Tinted Quinoa

Over time, I noticed the same thing in various bags I had purchased from Natural Grocers. I used to just pick out the pink ones, worried they might have been contaminated with pink mold, but during ...
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Would cooked quinoa stay overnight?

In its homecountries of Bolivia and Peru, few people have fridges to keep their cooked quinoa, and having leftovers stay overnight (or longer) is a fact of life. Also facts of life there are foodborne ...
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How to make fluffy (not crunchy) quinoa?

As Sobachatina said, it's cooked like many grains, and behaves very similar to rice. You could try continuing the steaming method, and if it does not get done by the time all the water has turned to ...
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How to store cooked Quinoa for few hours at work?

You should always try to first bring hot quinoa to room temperature and follow the rest which you already mentioned. That works great, else if you try to pack it when it like burning hot, then the ...
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Quinoa Flour Substitute

I'd recommend just using regular flour. Since this is not a GF recipe, the quinoa flour is likely added for nutritional reasons, including increasing the protein content. If that is not a concern of ...
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What needs to be added to quinoa flour make it "behave" like all-purpose flour?

Quinoa and Amaranth are from the same family and are quite similar in makeup and constitution. You’ll probably want to add some stabilizers and extra binding power to make up for the lack of gluten. ...
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Make quinoa sticky like rice?

Cook it as usual nice and fluffy. No one appreciates doughy quinoa. Two choices: A.at holding-temp, weigh down with a plate to just fit inside pan. scoop out servings carefully. B. when just ...
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Make quinoa sticky like rice?

You could... maybe add some starch?
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Make quinoa sticky like rice?

Wow, i was just googling the opposit. I was so happy to buy cheaper quinoa a costco (ottawa) yesterday and they have this new brand from canada. It happens to be "glutinous" quinoa. Best for hot ...
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Make quinoa sticky like rice?

To make it sticky, I would cook it with coconut milk. Try with different ratio of water and coconut milk to get the perfect consistency and taste (to you).
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Why do some plant based milks require more emulsifiers than others?

Some plant products carry a good amount of lecithin, which is itself a potent emulsifier, so there is less need to add an extra emulsifier. Soy beans and sunflowers are both commercially exploited ...
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How to store cooked Quinoa for few hours at work?

Any sealed container for room temperature Red Quinoa to refrigerator-be it plastic storage, bowls with plastic wrapping; have all worked excellent for me. Red Quinoa is always the best in terms of ...
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When making Eetch, is it necessary to sauté the onions and simmer the tomato products? Are there differences if using quinoa rather than bulghur?

Okay. I tried this two different ways. First I tried just combining the ingredients without the simmering and sautéing step. The flavors didn't seem to come together as well and it did take longer for ...
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Would cooked quinoa stay overnight?

I left cooked quinoa seasoned with veggies overnight. The temperature in my basement home was 7 degrees last night. I found the quinoa not smelling strange and the texture not changed. So I reheated ...
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