I had to accompany Ben to the Chinese Visa Office to apply his visa for his next business trip to Beijing. So, I only managed to get to the South Arm Seniors Kitchen just after 11:00AM.
I was so surprised that the group had finished cooking and had started to eat already. I managed to take some photos of the food before I sat down to savour the food.
Quinoa is said to have more calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and Vitamin E than any other grain. Technically, quinoa is not a grain but a seed. It is very similar to animal-based protein, as it contains all 8 essential amino acids.
- 2 cups quinoa
- 4 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- pinch of pepper
- 2 tablespoons red wine or balsamic vinegar
- 1 large red pepper, finely chopped
- 2 carrots, shredded
- 1 stalk celery, finely diced
- 4 green onions, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh, chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 clove garlic, finely minced
Source: via Colleen