Zocalo Gourmet Kaniwa Sweet Potato Flour
Heritage grains & flours. Gluten free. Zocalo Gourmet seeks out heritage foods directly from small producers who are dedicated to promoting native species and environmental restoration. Our Sweet Potato comes to us from Topara Organica who organically cultivates and processes many indigenous crops, such as maiz morado, lucuma, ajis (chili peppers), yuca and sweet potato. Topara cultivates and produces products that represent the rich culinary traditions of Peru while restoring their land and strengthening their local community. Topara is a leader in their community and throughout Peru in organic cultivation. To this day they have the only certified organic nursery in the country. They work closely with neighboring farms to spread the practice of organic agriculture. A culinary collective company. www.culinarycollective.com. For recipes, visit our website www.zocalogourmet.com. Naturally gluten free heritage grains & flours of South America. The sweet potato has been a significant source of nutrition and an integral part of the cuisine of Peru for over 5000 years. It is high in fiber, Vitamin A, iron, and calcium, and naturally gluten free. Sweet potato flour, produced from dried and milled native Peruvian sweet potatoes, is an easy gluten-free substitution in baking whether the fare is sweet or savory. This versatile flour holds moisture well, brings a richness of flavor, and adds s slight sweetness to your breads, quick breads, cookies =, and biscuits. Because it contains sodium naturally, less salt and baking soda are needed in your recipes. Find a widely array of gluten-free recipes for Sweet Potato Flour on our blog, such as: sweet or savory crepes; biscuits with honey butter; waffles, pancakes, & rolls; ginger cookies; muffins 7 cupcakes. Zocalogourmet.blogspot.com. Certified B corporation. From hearty lands and ancient cultures come some of the most diverse, unique, and nutritious grains, legumes and fruits found worldwide. Peru is home to one of the most important centers of genetic diversity in the world. At the time of the Spanish conquest, the Incas cultivated almost as many species of plants as the farmers of all Asia or Europe. Today the ancient influences still persist, and unique and highly nutritious grains and beans are now available to the outside world. This is especially beneficial today as many people become more sensitized to the over-produced and engineered foods found in common western diets. Try all of our alternative flours, grains, & beans of Peru. Batch tested to ensure free of gluten. We source ingredients free of soy, wheat, gluten and dairy, and with no genetic engineering. Rooted Foods are authentic, native foods created by small, community-based producers. They represent a community, a region, and a way of life. By purchasing Rooted Foods, you directly strengthen the economic, social and environmental fabric of that community. To learn more, visit www.rootedfoods.org. Product of Peru.