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Teff Berries

Teff Berries

Yet another of the super grains, gluten-free teff is one of the nutritious giants. It is much higher in iron and calcium than wheat, rice, millet, or oats. It is also a rich souce of other minerals including magnesium, boron, copper, phosphorus, and zinc.

Teff is the smallest grain in the world, so tiny it takes 150 teff seeds to equal the weight of a single wheat kernel. Because it is so tiny, the entire grain must be milled for there’s no way to remove the germ or the husk.

Teff has been the “rice and wheat” of Ethiopia for centuries.

Teff now comes in three colors: red, brown, and white. White is the most delicate and the mildest of the three. Even though it is white, it is not processed. The red and brown teff have a richer, nuttier flavor. Teff is used to boost nutritional value in such foods as meat loaves and muffins.

Use teff in salads, side dishes, cookies, cakes, muffins, pancakes, waffles, and breads.

*For nutritional content and recipes see the book “Those Wonderful Grains-2nd Edition,” by Chef Brad

Nutritional Information

Teff Berries is a Super Grain so it contains complete proteins
Teff Berries is Gluten Free
Fiber Content: 4.0 grams per 0.5 cup

 

Teff Berries Cooking Times

Cooking Ratio
Stove Top
Electric Pressure Cooker
Stove Top Pressure Cooker
1:4.0
15 Minutes
2 Minutes
3 Minutes

The Electric Pressure Cooker is Chef Brad’s favorite pan for cooking breakfast cereals. It cooks fast and turns to a keep warm mode. Grains stay hot and in perfect condition for hours when cooked using the electric pressure cooker.

Most grains do well in the pressure cooker. Natural release method is recommended. Meaning after suggested cooking time turn off heat and let the pressure come down naturally.

 

Recipes Using Teff

Teff

Teff

Yet another of the super grains, gluten-free teff is one of the nutritious giants. It is much higher in iron and calcium than wheat, rice, millet, or oats. It is also a rich souce of other minerals including magnesium, boron, copper, phosphorus, and zinc. Teff 

Four Bean Teff Relish

Four Bean Teff Relish

Nothing like beans to make a meal a better experience. Print Four Bean Teff Relish Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup scallions, sliced ¼ cup roasted red peppers, finely diced ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ 

Tomato Pizza Sauce

Tomato Pizza Sauce

The sauce makes or breaks the pizza. This sauce is tasty and makes a great dipping sauce also.

Tomato Pizza Sauce
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Ingredients
  • 1 28oz. can crushed fire roasted tomato
  • 2 T. Italian seasoning (Tuscan Sunset from Penzeys is Chef Brad's favorite)
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T. kosher salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • ¼ to ½ cup whole grain Teff
Instructions
  1. Put crushed tomatoes in mixing bowl.
  2. Add the Italian seasoning, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to the tomatoes and whisk them together.
  3. Stir in the Teff and it's that easy!
  4. Let it sit, and by the time you're ready to assemble the pizzas, the flavors of the ingredients will have married themselves together.

 

Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad

Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad

I use Voronica Oils and Vinegars, They are the best. You can go to the web site and find out more information about these wonderful oils and vinegars. Print Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients Fresh Lettuce, romaine or leafy lettuce, 

Crispy Pizza Dough

Crispy Pizza Dough

The Teff (super grain from Ethiopia) in this recipe gives the dough a wonderful crispy texture.

Crispy Pizza Dough
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup sour dough starter
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup teff
  • 1 cup fresh ground pop corn
  • 5 to 7 cups high gluten white flour
  • 4 tablespoons Saf instant yeast
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in WonderMix mixer bowl adding only half the white flour and placing the yeast on top of the flour.
  2. Turn on mixer and add more flour until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  3. Let dough rise and than divide and roll into pizza.
  4. Top with desired sauce and topping.
  5. Bake in oven on hot pizza stone until done.

 

Pesto Sauce

Pesto Sauce

Pesto sauce is a wonderful sauce that not only is great for pizza, but wonderful for pasta, salads, and sauces. Don’t be afraid to change out the basil with other herbs. Print Pesto Sauce Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 2 cups basil, loosely packed 1 cup 

Rigatoni

Rigatoni

Sometimes the simplest sauces are the tastiest. Print Rigatoni Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 4 Italian sausages ½ cup red quinoa or Teff (Teff and Red Quinoa are super grains, meaning perfect proteins.) 1- 28 oz. can roasted tomatoes ½ can water 1 jar chopped roasted 

Sweet Roll Dough

Sweet Roll Dough

A sweet dough that is wonderful and light, just for the holidays. Makes the best rolls.

Sweet Roll Dough
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups warm butter milk
  • 1 cups Chef Brad's sour dough starter
  • ¾ cup sugar or ½ cup xagave
  • 1 cube melted butter
  • 1 tablespoons salt
  • 1 cup teff
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 6 eggs
  • 5-8 cups Hi-Gluten White Flour (to begin with)
  • 4 tablespoons yeast
Instructions
  1. Place ingredients in your WonderMix, with yeast on top of the flour.
  2. Turn on the WonderMix, and add enough flour to clean the sides of the bowl.
  3. Mix for six minutes and than remove from bowl and place in oiled large bowl and let rise until double. (Remember, a sticky dough makes the best rolls.)
  4. Remove from bowl. Divide into 4 equal pieces.
  5. Form rolls.
  6. Let rise and bake in a 350 degree oven until done, about 20 minutes, depending on how large the rolls are.

 

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Teff Bread

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Teff Bread

Print Old Fashioned Buttermilk Teff Bread Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 3 cups hot water ¾ cup buttermilk powder OR 3 cups hot buttermilk 1 cube melted butter ½ cup sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1 cup whole teff grain 2 cups fresh ground barley flour 2