Teff... “healthier cereal”!

Teff is a grass with a tiny, dark or ivory seed, less than one millimeter in diameter, similar to that of poppy.
Ethiopian and Eritrean nomadic peoples, thanks to its small sizes, disseminate it and spread 3,000 years of experience in its cultivation. A handful is enough to get a field, less prone to diseases in comparison to other cereals, quick cooking.

Teff’s features

100% Gluten Free

Tiny cereal and superfood: teff a gluten free alternative to wheat

Teff is considered a superfood and it is increasingly widespread in Europe. Coming from Ethiopia where is cultivated and consumed since thousands of years.

Calcium treasure trove

Calcium richest cereal

Great source of fiber, 12% protein (including essential amino acids such as lysine), and high carb content: 60% compared to 55% of wheat (pay attention in case of diabetes and sugar control regime).
Ethiopian’s famed distance runners credit teff for their endurance.

Extra satiating

Great dietary fiber content

Not just precious minerals but also satiating power. High content of dietary fiber slows down blood glucose level: integral part of nutritional plans for renowned athletes and loved by count calories celebrities like
Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham, the “Posh Spice” of the 80s.!

How teff is made


Higher nutrient content in comparison to other cereals, such as wheat, corn and barley.
Rich in essential fatty acids, high content of minerals (iron, potassium, zinc and magnesium), proteins and vitamins. Containing essential amino acids and high fiber content, low glycemic index (help in keeping blood glucose level stable). Good for muscles and bones thanks to high lysine and calcium contants.


Pasta carbonara sauce

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook spaghetti according to package directions until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water…

Ditali with teff amatriciana sauce

Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add guanciale and sauté until crisp and golden, about 4 minutes. Add pepper flakes and black pepper…..

Pasta with sausage and beans

Take a knife and cut the lard into thin strips. Take celery, carrots and onions and put them in a mixer. After mincing the vegetables, take a large non-stick pot….

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