In Erkki’s kitchen (pesto)

Product development is of course not my task as the export manager but we all need to eat and sometimes even prepare food. I suppose I am some kind of a foodie and I have a keen interest in the whole food value chain. By education I am an Agronomist which funnily means that I…

Organic Functional Ingredients & Organic Brown Pea Flours: Bakery applications

Previously I wrote about the functionality of organic potato starch in bakery applications in www.organicpotatostarch.com. While potato starch has a lot of functionality it doesn’t work for all purposes. For emulsification, foaming and texturising you need something else. Organic Brown Pea and Fava Bean Protein flours are simple natural wholemeal flours that have a lot…

Brownie recipe

Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free Brownie based on brown pea and fava bean proteins. This delicious recipe was developed in the Aloja Starkelsen test kitchen to demonstrate the functionality of the Brown Pea and Fava Bean proteins and flours. It was tested in a home kitchen setting by our export manager Erkki, who is an agronomist, organic…