Teff is a great quick-cooking grain. As a porridge or “polenta,” it cooks up creamy with a light delicate crunch which makes it highly adaptable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, even for dessert. It cooks in about 15 minutes, perfect for busy weekdays.
Author Archive | Maria Speck
Whereever I go, whenever I speak about ancient grains, inevitably someone will raise a hand and confess, with a sigh, “I’d love to eat better but I’m afraid whole grains take too much time to cook. I am too busy.” You know the feeling, don’t you?
You might be surprised to learn that there is an amazing array of ancient grains to choose from which are gluten-free. And many have become more widely available, even in mainstream supermarkets.
Whenever I speak at events about my lifelong passion for ancient grains, inevitably someone will ask: But I have no time to spare – don’t they take forever to cook? To which I always reply, with a smile: Not if you know your grains.