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Corn porridge: benefits and harms

The history of corn porridgeSince ancient times, corn has been used as food by various peoples. Yellow grains were an integral part of the diet of the Maya, Inca, and Acec peoples. Corn was used to make flour, flakes, and butter. Later, they began to produce popcorn and even spirits (whiskey). Indians invented corn in …

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Wheat porridge kolivo

Kolivo is a lean sweetness made from wheat grits in water. In the Orthodox tradition, this dish is eaten during Great Lent, it symbolizes the resurrection. Kolivo is made not only from wheat but also from other cereals. Ingredients: Wheat groats – 0.5 cupsPoppy – 10 gramsCream – 100 millilitersHoney – 1 tablespoonBerry jam (cherry) …

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Buckwheat: benefits and harms

Buckwheat historyBuckwheat is the seeds of common buckwheat. The word “buckwheat” comes from an abbreviated version of “Greek groats”, since it supposedly came to Russia from Greece. Buckwheat is widespread throughout the world and is considered an ancient culture. Its homeland is India and Nepal, where buckwheat was specially grown 4 thousand years ago. Further, …

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Wheat porridge: benefits and harms

The history of wheat porridgeIn Russia, wheat porridge was considered one of the most healthy. From generation to generation, people have passed on that wheat porridge can prolong youth and maintain strong health for many years. A dish of “golden” grains was served on the table for all occasions: for birth, christening, or funeral. Porridge …

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Quinoa: benefits and harms

Quinoa was the most important food of the Indians, along with corn and potatoes it served as the main food for the Incas. This cereal was called the “golden grain”. Today, quinoa is a common staple in our daily diet. The history of quinoa in nutritionQuinoa belongs to the amaranth family and is native to …

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Barley porridge: benefits and harms

The history of barley porridgeBarley porridge is prepared from peeled whole barley grains. If the grains are crushed, such porridge is called barley. Pearl barley is not capricious and grows in many climatic zones. Thanks to this, it was so popular in Russia. For the first time, barley porridge was mentioned in ancient Egypt. Also, …

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