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.


Amaranth

Amaranth

These highly nutritious gluten free seeds are grown in cold climates such as India, China, USA and Bolivia. Hardly prepared on its own, amaranth is usually added to another grain like rice or buckwheat for added nutritional value. Toasting the seeds before cooking them allows them to remain separate.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

787kj186.5kcal

Sugar

2.00g

Fat

4.50g

Saturates

1.00g

Salt

0.03g

70.8%

4.0%

9.0%

2.0%

0.1%

% of your guideline daily amount


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


Giant Couscous

Giant Couscous

Also known as Israeli couscous, this couscous has a toasty flavour when cooked. It is mostly used in richer dishes, usually meat and sauce based as it can absorb the flavours better.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

735kj173.5kcal

Sugar

0.95g

Fat

0.25g

Saturates

0.25g

Salt

0.00g

3.6%

1.9%

0.5%

0.5%

0.0%

% 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


Pearl Barley

Pearl Barley

Pearl barley has a nutty and sweet flavour. Its plump grains are light and sumptuous. Great added to cold salads or served warm as a comforting risotto or stew.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

715.5kj169.5kcal

Sugar

0.25g

Fat

1.40g

Saturates

0.30g

Salt

0.01g

20.0%

0.5%

2.8%

0.6%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount


Spelt Grain

Spelt Grain

This Ancient Roman grain is a great alternative to wheat with a lower gluten content. Very popular in most Italian cooking, spelt can be used in soups, salads and risotto style dishes.

PER 50g SERVING:

Energy

728.5kj172.5kcal

Sugar

0.50g

Fat

1.50g

Saturates

0.50g

Salt

0.00g

21.9%

1.0%

3.0%

1.0%

0.0%

% of your guideline daily amount