2013 was the International Year of Quinoa – as there hasn’t been a crop that’s had this honour since, perhaps it’s still not too late to consider quinoa. The story of quinoa is an important one beyond the fashionable marketing hyperbole of quinoa as a ‘superfood’, and perhaps especially important if you suffer from gluten intolerance.
If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that ‘tomato’ is one of the few Aztec words that we’ve adopted into English – others
include avocado… which
is a corruption of the Nahuatl word for testicle!