Teff flour comes from the ground teff seed that originated in the North East African countries of Ethiopia and Eritera and is now gaining popular around the globe.
Teff has a mild, nutty flavour boasting many nutritional benefits. It boasts a good balance of amino acids and is also high in calcium, iron and protein. On top of this it is also gluten free so suitable for coeliacs disease, sensitivity or intolerance.
Teff flour has been traditionally used for making flat bread and more recently as an ingredient in baking gluten free cakes, biscuits and slices. They also make a delicious gluten free Pancake that comes highly recommended.
Interesting Facts about Teff:
Teff grain was one of the earliest plants to be domesticated in the Ethiopian Highlands. It is believed this was sometime between 4000 and 1000 BC.
Teff grain is the smallest grain in the world. It takes approximately 150 grains of teff to equal 1 grain of wholewheat.
Country of Origin
Product of South Africa
Teff contains all 8 essential amino acids making it a complete source of protein. It is also rich in the minerals calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iron and zinc as well as containing resistance starch; a type of fibre that feeds our healthy bowel bacteria. This fibre is beneficial for our immune system, whilst supporting balanced blood sugar levels, moods and digestion.
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|Nutritional Information – Teff Flour|
|Fat, Total (g)||2.38|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||0.449|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||65.13|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||8.0|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% Teff seed ground
Naturally gluten free
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