Canihua (Baby Quinoa)

Canihua

Baby Quinoa

Canihua is organic and has an appearance of a very small red to dark brown colored seed with a product specific flavor and aroma. It's country of origin is Peru and is an acceptable food product for vegetarians, vegans, and lacto-vegetarians.

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The grains are usually roasted and ground forming a flour to cream color, which is consumed with sugar or added to soups and stews. It is also used with wheat and corn flour on breads, cakes, and puddings. With the flour, a drink can be prepared similar to the chocolate which is consumed in the highlands of Peru.