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 […]
"I added 2 tablespoons of baobab powder to my usual baked cheesecake recipe and it gave a wonderfully zesty depth to the flavour – I've never seen a cheesecake disappear so fast!" Nina from Cape Town. Check out these quick and easy baobab recipes.
Astonishing, colourful and um… healthy? Yes! This one-off superfruit cake is packed with pomegranates, blueberries, bananas, apples, carrots and most of all baobab,powder.
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″]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 gives cheesecake a zesty lift!
Fast becoming known worldwide as a superfood, Baobab powder is rich in vitamin C, anti-oxidants, magnesium, potassium and dietary fibre.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
So it was a great party! Keep it simple and soothing the morning after. Baobab pawpaw smoothie for New Year's Day breakfast. Sweet, seasonal, nourishing. http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/banana-and-pawpaw-smoothie
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
We tried out this wonderful drink posted by Aisha on her blog Foodlattio and it is fantastic! So refreshing and simply delicious on a hot summer's day: Ingredients: 500 ml cold water Juice of 3 lemons Juice of 2 limes 3 tbsps baobab fruit pulp powder Watermelon (as much as you want) 3 tsps honey […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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!
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 […]
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/