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The Color of Quinoa

May 18, 2008

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Most of the quinoa we see in stores is ivory to light tan in color and is referred to as “white” or “traditional” quinoa. Black and red varieties also exist; the red (really red-brown) is much more widely distributed. I cooked batches of white and red quinoa for a side-by-side comparison (above right) and found the red earthier and nuttier ... (Full article: 98 words)

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