Ingredients for sweet potato waffles with mango and turmeric latteFor waffles 250 g sweet potato (1 large) peeled, cut into pieces and cooked 200 g buckwheat flour 200 ml almond drink (available on Amanvida) 4 eggs ½ tablespoon of gluten-free baking powder 1 tablespoon of coconut blossom sugar 1 tablespoon of coconut oil + a little extra to grease the waffle iron For the topping: 1 mango 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 1 tablespoon of Gula Java Safraan 1 tablespoon of edible organic flowers (available on Amanvida) 1 tablespoon of Turmeric Latte
Preparation of sweet potato waffles with mango and turmeric latteMix the sweet potato in the blender with the buckwheat flour, the almond drink, eggs, baking powder, oil, coconut blossom sugar and a pinch of salt. Heat the waffle iron, grease it and cook the waffles. While waiting, cut the mango into small pieces, warm it up in a little coconut oil and add 1 tablespoon of Turmeric Latte. Delicious as a topping on waffles with a teaspoon of GJ saffron, garnished with some edible organic flowers - Original and delicious!
What is Turmeric?Turmeric is a spice extract of the 'Curcuma longa' plant. Turmeric is a solid component of curries, and also gives it its flavour and yellow colour. The taste of turmeric is slightly bitter and peppery and is a widely used herb in Eastern cuisine. Apart from the example in this recipe, turmeric can also be used in sauces, as a salad dressing, in salsas or in drinks. Turmeric tea, for example, is a healthy tea that is easy to make and as a wonderfully rich flavour too. And don't forget turmeric for your barbecue! Your barbecues become more colourful, tastier and healthier.
Is turmeric good for you?Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is from the ginger family, and shares a lot of its healthy properties Turmeric has, for example, been used for thousands of years as a remedy for all kinds of ailments in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Turmeric can be used both internally and externally. The most important substance in turmeric is curcumin, which is an antioxidant with an anti-inflammatory effect.
Tip from Chantal Voets:
With the lattes you can make endless variations - its not just a drink, but is also perfect on your breakfast cereal, on oatmeal, on pancakes and waffle ... let your imagination go wild!
Chantal Voets, mede-oprichtster van Amanprana, is gek op koken en deelt het liefst haar kennis, allerhande weetjes en inspiratie uit aan ieder die het weten wil.