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Rice & Grains

Rice & Grains are energy-giving staples that have been cultivated for thousands of years around the world. They have excellent health benefits and can be used in traditional cuisines and ethnic cooking. Their extraordinary flavours and pleasing textures can be easily included in your lifestyle through an array of sweet and savoury dishes.


Wholemeal Couscous

Wholemeal Couscous

Originating from North Africa, couscous is made from durum wheat semolina which is steamed and rolled into miniscule beads. It is a tasty alternative to rice and is great in cold salads and spicy casseroles

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

727kj172kcal

Sugar

0.85g

Fat

1.10g

Saturates

0.27g

Salt

0.00g

16.0%

1.7%

2.2%

0.5%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


White Couscous

White Couscous

The sandy texture of white couscous makes it lighter in texture with a neutral taste.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

735kj173.5kcal

Sugar

0.95g

Fat

1.00g

Saturates

0.25g

Salt

0.00g

14.7%

1.9%

2.0%

0.5%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Oat Groats

Oat Groats

Oat groats are popular in Slow Food recipes because of the length of its cooking time. Once cooked they keep their shape, giving a tender and creamy texture to stews, casseroles and soups.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

751.5kj178kcal

Sugar

0.55g

Fat

4.00g

Saturates

0.80g

Salt

0.04g

60.1%

1.1%

8.0%

1.6%

0.1%

% of your guideline daily amount


Tapioca

Tapioca

Used to make puddings and desserts, Tapioca comes from the tuber of cassava or manioc which grows in tropical weather and is known to be very insect resistant. It is a staple ingredient in the Amazon and Caribbean regions

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

749kj179kcal

Sugar

1.70g

Fat

0.00g

Saturates

0.00g

Salt

0.00g

0.0%

3.4%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Sago

Sago

Sago is a starch extracted from the pith of sago palm stems. It is a major staple food for the lowland people of New Guinea. It can be easily substituted with Tapioca in any recipe

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

765.5kj179.5kcal

Sugar

0.00g

Fat

0.05g

Saturates

0.00g

Salt

0.01g

0.8%

0.0%

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Quinoa

Quinoa

Native to South America, quinoa has a nutty, light taste with a neutral flavour. It can be made into a pilaff, porridge or stuffing and can be added to salads, soups and stews.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

804.5kj190kcal

Sugar

6.65g

Fat

2.90g

Saturates

0.25g

Salt

0.01g

46.7%

13.3%

5.8%

0.5%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Red Quinoa

Red Quinoa

Quinoa is a staple food of the ancient civilisations of the Andes of South America, mainly Peru and Ecuador. Its red colour gives it a distint look and since it holds its shape better has a crunchier texture than quinoa.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

804.5kj190kcal

Sugar

6.65g

Fat

2.90g

Saturates

0.25g

Salt

0.01g

46.7%

13.3%

5.8%

0.5%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Roasted Buckwheat

Roasted Buckwheat

Roasted buckwheat gives a meaty and more complex flavour to dishes. It is high in fibre and can be mixed with other grains, like rice, for added nutritonal value

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

756kj178kcal

Sugar

0.20g

Fat

1.70g

Saturates

0.35g

Salt

0.13g

25.7%

0.4%

3.4%

0.7%

0.3%

% of your guideline daily amount


Kamut Grain

Kamut Grain

Also known as khorosan wheat, kamut has a higher protein and gluten content than traditional wheat grain. Mostly used in Slow Food recipes, this grain has a pleasant chewy texture with a golden hue when cooked.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

718.5kj170kcal

Sugar

0.50g

Fat

1.00g

Saturates

0.25g

Salt

0.01g

14.4%

1.0%

2.0%

0.5%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Pot barley

Pot barley

One of the oldest staples, barley is native to North America, Europe and Russia. With its pleasant, chewy texture, pot barley has a good balance of seetness and toastiness. Add to soups, stews or pilaffs.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

750.5kj163kcal

Sugar

4.55g

Fat

1.10g

Saturates

0.00g

Salt

0.01g

16.5%

9.1%

2.2%

0.0%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount