Basic Grain Dish
By Michele K La Chante
1 cup of Millet
1 cup of Quinoa
1 tablespoon raw cider vinegar or lemon juice
Water to cover
SOAK the grains in this water for 8 hours or overnight and rinse off thoroughly.
½ red onion finely chopped
3 Tablespoons of organic Ghee or butter
Large thumb sized piece of ginger
1 rounded teaspoon of dried organic basil
1 rounded teaspoon of dried organic oregano
1 rounded teaspoon of dried organic Italian Herbs
2 teaspoons of celtic salt
Pinch of cayenne (optional)
4 cups of purified cold water
Melt ghee/butter in saucepan on medium heat. Add onion and crushed ginger and stir fry until translucent. Add grains, herbs and cayenne and continue to stir for a few minutes while mixing constantly. Add the 4 cups of cold water and salt, mix well together and allow the mix to come gently to a slow rolling simmer. Simmer for no more than 5 minutes and then turn off. Mix well and leave to sit for 15 minutes then stir again and leave til ready to use.
Mix into salads
Add to stir frys
Add to soup
Make into patties, adding egg and other ingredients.
Make into polenta and oven bake or fry in pan.