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Chocolate, cardamom & buckwheat granola

There are many known health benefits for many of the ingredients in this granola recipe, for example oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, cacao and cardamom but here we are going to highlight buckwheat. Buckwheat, is often known for its unique pyramid shape and belongs to a group of foods called pseudocereals, which are seeds consumed in the same way as cereals. Other popular pseudocereals are for example quinoa, chia seeds and amaranth. There exist up to nine varieties of…

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Two versions of cardamom & tahini truffles

Cardamom is a spice with an intense, slightly sweet flavor, originated in India and used in both sweet and savory recipes for example in curry, coffee, cakes, and bread (1). There are two different types: black cardamom and green cardamom. They both have their unique taste and smell; the green cardamom has a sweeter taste while the black cardamom is said to be much cooler in its flavour, sort of like mint. Cardamom is thought to have impressive medicinal properties…

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