rolled oats

In the pantry: Oats

Come winter time, oats is one of the most favoured breakfast cereal grains, mainly because it’s comforting and warming to the soul. But for many people, there is only one type of oats. In reality though, there are a few different types of oats: steel cut, rolled, and quick. Here’s a low-down on how they differ: Steel cut oats: Sometimes also referred to as Irish oats, … Continue reading In the pantry: Oats

Polenta is made from grounded cornmeal.

In the pantry: Polenta

Polenta has been around since the Roman times but was previously made using various starchy ingredients such as spelt and chickpeas; these days polenta is made from cornmeal. When made right, the canary yellow cornmeal can either be boiled until it’s soft and creamy, or left to set as a solid cake before being baked, grilled, or fried until golden and crisp. To many, polenta … Continue reading In the pantry: Polenta

Recipe: Whole wheat waffles with banana and cashew nut sauce

Aussie expat and current executive group executive chef of COMO Hotels, Amanda Gale has shared a waffle recipe for breakfast to show that not all them have to be naughty. Waffle dough 2 eggs 1½ cups wholewheat flour ½ cup soy milk 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 tablespoon brown sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder 225 g natural yoghurt ½ cup oats ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 medium … Continue reading Recipe: Whole wheat waffles with banana and cashew nut sauce