Pinole is a traditional Mexican semi-finished product. It is roasted ground corn mixed with roasted cocoa, sugar and cinnamon.
quill. The resulting powder is used as an ingredient with high nutritional value for the production of various foods, such as cereals, pastries, tortillas and beverages. The name comes from Nahuatl and means cornmeal.
Chia are tiny seeds of the Hispanic sage plant, which comes from the mountainous regions of Central America. Chia seeds differ from other seeds in their neutral taste, so you can combine them with any dairy products, vegetables, fruits and add to various drinks.
Chia seeds can bind water to each other, thanks to this ability the seeds increase their volume up to 12 times after soaking.
The ancient Aztecs used the plant as valuable currency. The meaning of the word chia can be interpreted in various ways, one of which comes from the Aztec word chian, which means oily. Other sources say that the name chia is a Mayan designation for strength.