Teff is, only and always, a whole grain because it has such a small seed that its peel can not be separated from the germ.
It’s rich in protein, iron, fiber, has antioxidant properties and helps to control the “sense of hunger.”
WHICH PACKED PRODUCTS DO WE FIND?
There are four varieties of teff, but the market there are two types of the white flour that recalls the chestnut with a sweet, dark flavor with aromas similar decided to nuts.
FLOUR TEFF IN KITCHEN
|As a thickener is recommended for:
|As flour can replace wheat flour completely:
It is a medium density flour, in soft bakery or leavened products it can not replace wheat flour 1: 1, it must be mixed with other lighter flours in order not to make the doughs too thick.
In the preparation of baked goods, especially if leavened or whipped, you must have some extra precautions:
In leavened dough you have to take extra care to imitate the function of the gluten network, you can use these ingredients alternately:
|In the “chart of density of flours and starches” you find for each meal the replacement ratio with wheat flour.|