quinoa


quinoa

quinoa [keen-wah, kee-noh-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a tall crop plant, Chenopodium quinoa, of the amaranth family, cultivated mainly in Peru, Bolivia, and Chile for its small, ivory-colored seed, which is used as a food staple.

Also quinua. Origin of quinoa 1615–25; Spanish Quechua kinua, kinoa Examples from the Web for quinoa Contemporary Examples of quinoa

  • Look for:Try to purchase pastas made from whole grains like quinoa or brown rice to add back some of that iron and fiber.

    How to Buy Gluten-Free Without Getting Duped

    DailyBurn

    April 12, 2014

  • The personal chef of Diane von Furstenberg shares three delicious and colorful recipes for quinoa.

    Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties

    Jane Coxwell

    May 26, 2013

  • Quinoa risotto I love risotto, but rarely eat it because I always feel so heavy and slow afterward.

    Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties

    Jane Coxwell

    May 26, 2013

  • Add the quinoa to the glass bowl, season with salt and pepper, and add the lemon juice.

    Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties

    Jane Coxwell

    May 26, 2013

  • While the lobster is still warm, add it to the quinoa, gently breaking up the lobster meat into manageable-size pieces.

    Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties

    Jane Coxwell

    May 26, 2013

  • Historical Examples of quinoa

  • Since this list was printed, I have been informed that the quinoa is wild in Chili.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants

    Alphonse De Candolle

  • We noticed also quinoa and even barley growing at an elevation of 14,000 feet.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • Previous to the discovery of America, “quinoa” was an article of food, supplying the place of wheat.

    Popular Adventure Tales

    Mayne Reid

  • The quinoa seeds, when boiled, are both pleasant and nutritious, but especially so when boiled in milk.

    Popular Adventure Tales

    Mayne Reid

  • The Indians of Cochinoca and Susques sow lucerne and barley for fodder, and the quinoa and potato for food.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis

  • British Dictionary definitions for quinoa quinoa noun

    1. a grain high in nutrients traditionally grown as a staple food high in the Andes

    Word Origin for quinoa Spanish Word Origin and History for quinoa n.

    1620s, from Spanish spelling of Quechua kinua.

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