The list of foods belonging to Superfood is constantly growing. And very well, because there are food items on it that have a beneficial effect on our health. In fact, there is no better food than superfood. The group of these products also includes reed arrowling, which is called arrowroot. Here's all you need to know about her.
Maranta reed is an evergreen plant of the maranta family. It is a creeping perennial, whose coarse rhizomes contain starch. Although originally derived from Central America, it is now widely grown in tropical areas around the world.
Reedlinge - what is made of it?
From this plant, or rather from its rhizomes, high-quality starch meal is produced. The commercial name of this product is arrowroot. It is mainly used as a thickening agent for dishes. The reed margin (or as I want some reed maranta) is also used in the production of special types of paper. In addition, biofuels are also produced from fermented starch obtained from reed cane. This is therefore a universal plant.
Why is it worth eating a reed maranta?
It is a food product intended mainly for allergy sufferers, vegans and people suffering from celiac disease, as it does not contain gluten and works as a gluten-free flour. It will perfectly complement the diet of all those who care for a healthy and properly balanced diet. Why? Well, as it turns out, it is a gluten-free flour rich in vitamins and nutrients. It contains potassium, phosphorus, B vitamins, it also contains antioxidants. Arrowroot also has a very beneficial effect on the digestive tract - it is not only easily digestible, but above all supports the development of its appropriate bacterial flora. Returning to vegans - a reed maranta, due to its binding properties, it can be used as a substitute for eggs.
How to apply a reed maranta in the kitchen?
Cane reed flour is extremely versatile in use, it can be successfully used to replace maize or potato starch in the kitchen. It is tasteless and odorless, so unlike other flours, it does not change the taste of dishes to which it is added.
It is suitable for preparing both sweet and salty dishes. Reed can easily be used:
At baking cakes, cakes, bread. Remembering that you should add it in the amount of ten percent of another flour.
For preparing homemade puddings, pudding, jelly or jelly.
For thickening soups, sauces.
In homemade ice cream.
In addition to the thickening of dishes, arrowroot will allow you to get unprecedented crunchiness of such dishes as tofu, seitan or tempeh. It is enough to make the batter of the reed flour flour and then fry it in vegetable oil to get the desired effect.
Meal from reed cane, due to its thickening properties (You can read about thickeners HERE) and its micronutrients and vitamins, it is worth including in your daily diet, regardless of whether you are an allergy, a person forced to retain a gluten-free diet, vegan or a vegetarian. With its addition, all dishes, dishes and pastries will be perfectly prepared.
In our store you will find reed maranta, which comes from organic crops in India, covered by the certificate covered by the following certificate: PL-EKO-03. Welcome.