Articles tagged with: grains

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef ) is one of the so-called “Ancient Grains” which I have talked about on the Foodwatch website before. It’s small, around the size of poppy seed, and comes in white, red and dark brown. Originally from Ethiopia and Eritrea, where it is their staple grain and is used, ground into flour, to make injera – the spongy, fermented flat-bread.

18 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - buckwheat

With an earthy flavour and its distinctive triangular shape, buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a wonderful addition to your...

21 July 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

What if the problem isn’t gluten?

Gluten is viewed as the number one dietary villain in the average Western diet. Avoid gluten and you can avoid a myriad of health...

10 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

The sourdough revolution

The sourdough revolution

It’s no secret that I love bread! It’s my favourite carbohydrate, way ahead of potato, rice or pasta. So, it breaks my heart when...

3 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

An old-fashioned grain, barley is set to shine again as a comfort food that’s good for you. In this post I’ll tell you all about...

8 May 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2 as it was the second substance shown to be essential for human health (after Vitamin B1), is a...

26 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby