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Baobab recipe: Africa meets Mexico = Bao-Guacamole!

Baobab recipe: Africa meets Mexico = Bao-Guacamole!

A baobab recipe for Guacamole?   Yes, REALLY!  I love playing around with substituting baobab powder for lemon juice when I cook. I feel that I am getting so much more when I use baobab powder, think of all the calcium, magnesium, potassium and dietary fibers I am getting into my body in addition to loads of Vitamin […]

Baobab Breakfast with Bonga!

Baobab Breakfast with Bonga!

We love this quick and easy breakfast recipe from Bonga Foods (see previous posts – they came to visit us recently) They make awesomely tasty baobab fruit chews and sell baobab powder as well. Start off your day with Baobab powder – it's really easy and super-yummy!  [vimeo id=”94722292″ align=”center” mode=”normal” autoplay=”no” parameters=”https://vimeo.com/94722292″]

Baobab powder for children

Baobab powder for children

Because Baobab powder is exceptionally high in calcium, it's a perfect non-dairy, vegan source especially for bone and dental health in growing children.  One of our fans says:  "Your Baobab Powder is AWESOME, so easy to just add 2 tablespoons to a breakfast smoothie in the morning and know I've had a good portion of minerals and […]

Baobab Lime & Ginger Cordial from African Chef

Baobab Lime & Ginger Cordial from African Chef

Love this new yummy idea from African Chef! Their new Baobab lime and ginger cordial is definitely going to be a new favourite. this beautiful warm and spicy dirnk has the magic ingredient of the baobab fruit which adds a creamy richness like no other cordial!  Most people have never heard of baobab fruit, yet […]

Food tastes better when it has a story!

Food tastes better when it has a story!

We love Deni & Carlin Archer's fabulous website and blog!  Food With A Story brings you in depth coverage of interesting, ethical and artisan food in South Africa, covering all kinds of food stories from interesting eateries to sustainable farming with each story rich in media such as photographs, video and text.  Here, Deni – […]

Go Mango with Baobab

Go Mango with Baobab

Fans of baobab powder just keep growing!  "Baobab powder!! I was so excited to try this!  The taste is almost a sweet-sour taste, and once you add it to something like a shake, yogurt etc, you do not even notice the taste at all!! I tried the recipe for the mango shake on the container […]

Baobab powder and blood sugar levels

Baobab powder and blood sugar levels

Baobab fruit powder is an excellent source of  magnesium (offering twice as much magnesium as dark leafy greens) and is particularly rich in fibre of which 75% is soluble fibre, which is most valuable. Both magnesium and soluble fibre play significant roles in balancing blood sugar levels helping to prevent diabetes.   Jack says: "A […]

Baobab powder for magnesium

Baobab powder for magnesium

Baobab Powder is an excellent source of magnesium as it contains twice as much magnesium as dark leafy greens.  Marissa from Louis Trichardt says: "I have been taking magnesium tablets to stop my legs cramping. I have now switched to baobab powder and it works just as well.  I also love that it is natural and includes […]

The magic of superfoods

The magic of superfoods

Look out for The magic of Superfoods by Peter and Beryn Daniels, their brand new book aptly called “The magic of Superfood”. The book is a delight to page through. It is beautifully illustrated by Alexis Aronson. It contains not only useful recipes on 10 selected superfoods (aloe, goji berries, chia and more), but is also very well […]

African Chef scoops awards with Baobab Chilli Jam!

African Chef scoops awards with Baobab Chilli Jam!

This year was the Tenth annual Devon Food & Drink Awards and EcoProducts congratulates Malcolm of The African Chef for winning both Best Newcomer and Best New product for their Baobab Chilli Jam.  Excellent news for you, Malcolm and thank you for all you do spreading the word about Baobab fruit!

Honey for Sugar

Honey for Sugar

A reader asks:" Why do you need to add water to the jam recipe and can I replace the sugar with honey?"   Baobab fruit powder pectin and fruit acids making it an ideal fruit for making jam. (Baobab jam tastes a bit like apricot jam.)  However, unlike most fruits which have a wet pulp, baobab has […]

Festive, fruity and fun: baobab & banana party cheese cake!

Festive, fruity and fun: baobab & banana party cheese cake!

Festive and fruity you won't go wrong with this divinely yummy baobab and banana cheesecake on your New Year's party table. Super-quick to make and no baking required, it's perfect for whipping up something homemade without having to forgo precious holiday time!  http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/baobab-and-banana-cheesecake-with-ginger-nuts-crust

What does Baobab Superfruit taste like?

What does Baobab Superfruit taste like?

It's really difficult to describe the taste of Baobab fruit powder…it's tart, a little zesty-sour, a hint of citrus, maybe lime, a tiny touch of sweet. Anyone who's tasted it will know immediately what we mean!  If you have tasted baobab powder, please do add in your own words in the comment box!  We came across this […]

The Baobab – on British TV thanks to the Eden Project

The Baobab – on British TV thanks to the Eden Project

Last month we told you about how the Baobab tree was being featured for a whole week at the Harvest Festival in Cornwall. The Eden Project which exists to "open our eyes to the wonders of nature" reckons that "the baobab fruit is one of nature's best."  They have been a given a government grant   to […]

Le Quartier Francais & Baobab Dessert

Le Quartier Francais & Baobab Dessert

Margot Janse is the incredibly talented woman and Executive Chef at the award winning, Relais and Châteaux Le Quartier Français Hotel in Franschhoek. Here she shares with us a beautiful dessert photo where she uses Baobab powder in her recipe for Pear and Baobab Parfait with Verjus and Lemon Verbena.  Her stimulating African inspired surprise menu changes regularly […]

Baobab powder now available on Yuppiechef!

Baobab powder now available on Yuppiechef!

We're thrilled to let you know that through our distributors NEO TRADING baobab powder is now available on line on Yuppiechef.  So if you live in an area which doesn't have a retailer nearby which stocks baobab powder, go online and purchase from Yuppiechef. Delivery in South Africa is absolutely FREE! 

Baobab Sorbet – make an impression!

Baobab Sorbet – make an impression!

Another delectable dish of deliciousness from the Baobab tree: Baobab Sorbet.  Next time you want to impress your dinner guests, make this easy yet sophisticated sorbet for serving between courses or even as the dessert! Click here for the recipe: http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/baobab-sorbet and share this idea with a friend you know is planning a dinner party!

A sophisticated dessert with a Baobab twist

A sophisticated dessert with a Baobab twist

If you're looking for a reason why you might want to win a 200g tub of Baobab powder, here 's something light yet impressively interesting for dessert for your next dinner party.  Try this simple and intriguing dessert idea: Passionfruit & Baobab sorbet delightfully served in grenadilla pods. Click here for the easy recipe: http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/baobab-and-granadilla-sorbet and don't forget to enter Faithful-to Nature's […]

Better Brekkie Baobab

Better Brekkie Baobab

PhytoTrade Africa have teamed with British Better Breakfast to promote Baobab Fruit powder. Have a look at what they say about why Baobab Superfruit powder is a great addition to your breakfast!   http://betterbrekkie.com/why-baobab-is-good-for-you/