Canadian International Grains Institute

Author Archives: Amanda Medwid

20
Jul
2018

It remains one of the most read stories on the Cigi web site: “Did you know there’s a difference between pasta and noodles?” published back in August 2015 and readers continue to seek it out.  As the article explains, pasta and noodles are two distinctly different products but often times the terms are used interchangeably.  … continue reading →

13
Jul
2018

This traditional bread is sure to be a family favourite! This recipe comes from Rosa Boyd, Technologist, Baking Technology. Focaccia Bread Ingredients: Dough: 7 C flour 2 ⅔ C water 2 ½ tsp salt 2 ⅔ TBSP yeast (fresh) 2 tsp sugar 2 ½ TBSP fat (oil) 2 ½ TBSP olive oil for brushing the … continue reading →

25
Apr
2018

This nutritious bulgur wheat chili is the perfect food for your playoff party! This recipe comes from Ellen Goodman, Communications Specialist. Bulgur Wheat Chili Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1 C chopped onion 1 C chopped red and green bell peppers (or just red) ½ finely chopped jalapeno pepper ½ C sliced mushrooms 2 C … continue reading →

26
Jan
2018

Winter calls for homemade soup, split pea and turkey bacon soup is the perfect answer! This recipe comes from Shelley Lagassé, Acting Technologist, Pulses & Special Crops. Split Pea and Turkey Bacon Soup Ingredients: 3 TBSP olive oil 8 slices turkey bacon, diced 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 C dry split … continue reading →

27
Oct
2017

This tofu is a great addition to your favourite salad, soup, wrap, or virtually anything you can think of! This recipe comes from Kasia McMillin, Acting Technical Specialist, Warburtons Fermenter. Chickpea Tofu Ingredients: 1 C chickpea flour ½ to ¾ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp cumin 1¾ C water … continue reading →