Teff is the world’s smallest grain. Very tasty and healthy, it hails from Ethiopia, which is one of the most naturally vegan friendly cuisines on earth. To learn more, read the wonderful upbeat and interesting unique recipe book Teff Love, which tells you all about teff, and includes many more vegan Ethiopian recipes. Teff Tigernut Flour Cookies (Rainbow in My Kitchen) are the perfect go-to snack. Made with wholesome teff and tigernut flour, these gluten-free cookies are the perfect travel snack.
Teff is also one of the world’s most sustainable grains. Often used to make flour and cookies, just one pound of grains can grow a whole acre of food compared to 100 acres of wheat to grow an acre of food). It also only takes 36 hours to sprout.
Teff Apple & Walnut Cake (Rainbow in My Kitchen) uses Granny Smith apples (choose organic to avoid them being coated in shellac) and there’s a little bit of gingerbread spice in there too.