Organic Cretan Carob - Powder - 75g
Consumed throughout the Mediterranean basin, we know that the Greek Theophrastus reported that his compatriots called the carob, the Egyptian fig. Our partner, located on the island of Crete, in a small village called Argyroupoli, is a family business that mainly focuses on the production of various organic products from carob pods. Dried and crushed at low temperature thus sublimating its flavor which recalls the taste of caramel, cinnamon or even that of coconut.
Part used: bean
Composition : 100% slow-dried carob beans
Product from organic farming.
The carob powder is naturally gluten-free and rich in mucilaginous fibres, it sweetens (close to caramel flavor) thickens and gives softness to the preparations.
The potassium and calcium it contains contribute to normal muscle function. Potassium contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system and the maintenance of normal blood pressure. Calcium contributes to a normal energy metabolism and the normal functioning of digestive enzymes. It is necessary for the maintenance of normal bone structure and teeth.
Carob flour happily comes well with our daily meals, for example:
• as a cocoa substitute
• to thicken a preparation
• to sprinkle on the meal (like a spice)
• to mix with drinks
• as desserts, or other dishes...
2 to 6 g or ½ to 2 teaspoons per plate or cup.
|Nutrition facts for 100 g:|
|Energy value||318 kcal – 1331 kJ|
|of which saturated fatty acids||0.0 g|
|of which sugar||46.6 g|
|Dietary fibres||30.0 g|
|Potassium||793 mg (40% RDI*)|
|Calcium||265 mg (33% RDI*)|
(*) Recommended Daily Intake
Warning : Potassium is not recommended for the elderly or people with kidney disease.
The carob brings flavor and texture to vegetable curry but also in pastry, in your yogurts and in vegetable milk.
Note that it goes perfectly with raw cocoa!
The carob fits into sweet or savory, hot or cold, a dish or a drink.
And soon in our Cacao Andino (sugarless organic hot chocolate drink with superfoods).
Discover our carob recipes on our blog www.superaliments.com.
Stéphanie B. published the 29/05/2020 following an order made on 22/05/2020
Peut s incorporer dans tous les plats, boissons, énergique et doux
CHRISTINE D. published the 29/05/2020 following an order made on 05/05/2020
Sur des fraises de chez nous, succulent !
Caroline B. published the 29/05/2020 following an order made on 02/05/2020
Agréable découverte. Très doux. À mélanger avec cacao et maca