Baobab fruit pulp (collected from the fruit of the indigenous African boabab, Adansonia digitata). The naturally dry fruit pulp chunks separate to three different things: the whitish edible baobab fruit pulp powder, dark brown baobab seeds and a pinkish tangle of connecting fibers. Here in Africa shown in recycled, hand cast aluminum spoons, on millet seeds. Baobab fruit and millet of West Africa, super foods of the African kitchen, explained at J'vois nice Africa!
There are two different edible powders (called lalo/laalo in Wolof) made from the West African Baobob tree (Adansonia digitata), one from the dried green leaves and one from the dried sap of the tree. Water added to baobab dry ground leaf powder and dry baobab sap powder produces very different consistencies. Used especially for millet couscous recipes. The color of the millet couscous indicates which Baobab lalo powder was used.
BAOBAB REVISITED - The Superfruit That's Truly Super: You see the baobab fruit’s super powers extend way beyond nutritional claims. This isn’t to say though that it isn’t purported to be a extremely healthful. It is. According to the National Geographic blog, the fruit “contains six times as much vitamin C as oranges, twice as much calcium as milk, and plenty of B vitamins, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, and antioxidants.” Ah yes antioxidants.
Baobab is the common name of a genus of trees (Adansonia). There are nine species. Six species live in the drier parts of Madagascar, two in mainland Africa, and one in Australia. The baobab is the natio
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