Food - Alimentação

Mung Beans with rapini florets & mushrooms

 

Mung beans (Vigna radiata) are small, green beans that belong to the legume family.

They have been cultivated since ancient times. While native to India, mung beans later spread to China and various parts of Southeast Asia.

These beans have a slightly sweet taste and are sold fresh, as sprouts or as dried beans.

Mung beans are incredibly versatile and typically eaten in salads, soups and stir-frys.

They’re high in nutrients and believed to aid many ailments.

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Couscous Salad

Couscous is one of the staple foods of the Maghrib (western North Africa). Couscous is made from two different sizes of the husked and crushed, but unground, semolina of hard wheat using water to bind them. Semolina is the hard part of the grain of hard wheat (Triticum turgidum var. durum), that resisted the grinding of the relatively primitive medieval millstone. When hard wheat is ground, the endosperm—the floury part of the grain—is cracked into its two parts, the surrounding aleurone with its proteins and mineral salts and the central floury mass, also called the endosperm, which contains the gluten

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