Quinoa Okayu

Technically this is not really Okayu  (お粥 Japanese for rice-gruel) but it is a nice name for a porridge. Quinoa Okayu easy to make, doesn’t take too long to cook, and has a lovely texture. Some may recall similar recipes in the ZRC made with rice or a little amaranth, but I thought it was […]

Kasha Porridge

Buckwheat is what, healthy? Yes, it is. At least according to Wikipedia. It’s rich in B vitamins and minerals like iron, zinc and selenium. So if you tire of porridge oats (which did happen to me during Zen retreats when oats were the mainstay breakfast for many a sesshin) this is a lovely rich and earthy substitute with the […]