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KANIWA IS ANOTHER SUPER-GRAIN THAT WAS RECENTLY DISCOVERED BY THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING POPULATION. MUCH LIKE QUINOA, KANIWA ALSO ORIGINATES FROM SOUTH AMERICA, AND IS A MORE WELL BALANCED GRAIN: HIGH IN PROTEINS AND FATS, AND RELATIVELY LOW IN CARBOHYDRATES. KANIWA GRAINS ARE TINY, LIKE POPPY SEEDS. COOK JUST LIKE RICE, AND SAUTE WITH YOUR FAVOURITE SPICES BEFORE SERVING. ALSO KNOWN AS CANIHUA, QAIWA, QAAWA OR QAAWI, QANIWA, CANIWA, CHENOPODIUM PALLIDICAULE.

Kaniwa (ORGANIC) Cooking Notes

Cuisine... South American, Spanish 

Food Pairings... Onions, Chillies, Black Pepper, Lime, Garlic, Chicken, Fish, Seaweed, Salad, Avocado, Parsley, Olive Oil  

Flavour / Tastes Like... Brown Rice, Quinoa 

Directions for use... Cook 1 cup Kaniwa with 2 cups liquid like any other rice or grain. Tastes great when sauted with oil and any mild seasoning. Suggested to saute with onions, lime, and a hint of curry powder 

Kaniwa (ORGANIC) Technical Notes

Origin... Peru  

Quality*... Raw, Grade AA, Special Selection  

**Special Note... For 1kg option, product will be packed in vacuum-sealed transparent bag, not our usual aluminium resealable bag.We cannot ship bulk purchases made on our website internationally (5kg, 10kg, 20kg cartons and up), and will have to cancel order if placed for overseas customers. Please call or email us direct if you wish to purchase in bulk quantities from us, and a member of our sales team will swiftly attend to your enquiry.

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All Regency spices are fresh, current crop herbs and spices. We pride ourselves on our taste and freshness. Regency's herbs and spices are carefully selected amongst the best varieties in the world each season - only a single variety passes our rigorous testing, and we only sell this one variety. We only sell spices in whole form for fresh grinding to ensure the best flavour and aroma when it reaches your kitchens. As a result, everyone can inspect and admire the natural beauty achieved by us! All our spices and herbs are naturally grown, and processed. They are as pure as spices can get, free from irradiation and other chemical preservation treatments - only possible due to our strict quality control standards at source. We can promise their flavours are fit for even the most royal and picky diners.

We know how hard it is to find top quality, fresh, whole spices worldwide and we have the answer. Through our 60+ years of experience in the industry, we know our spices inside-out and can provide the best tasting varieties attainable worldwide for each of our spices. Tastes are changing, and cooks who seek the absolute best possible for each ingredient know that we can provide it for them - that's why we've been in business for so long! We quickly became the leading shop for buying Indian spices and herbs in Hong Kong, and now have added our extended range of exotic herbs and spices from around the world. Read more about our heritage here.

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