Take a hemp journey with Chef Inga Voloshin as she teaches us how to cook with hemp one recipe at a time. Chef Inga Voloshin is an expert chef with many years of culinary excellence.
Inga Voloshin is a chef and food writer. Turning her longtime passion for food into a career, Inga has honed her culinary skills by working for some of the top restaurants and catering companies in New York City. Her writing has appeared in nationwide publications.
Inga received her Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from Hunter College, and studied culinary arts at the Institute of Culinary Education, where she graduated with high honors. She is currently working on publishing a pregnancy cookbook.
Inga’s cooking philosophy entails bringing the elegance and bold flavors of good restaurant fare into the home kitchen. She experiments with various ethnic cuisines and fresh local ingredients on a daily basis. Taking a particular interest in healthful cooking as of recently, Inga has made hemp a staple in her own kitchen, and uses it in countless recipes.
Hempseeds are incredible nutritional and we can take advantage of these properties in recipes for things like hempseed cookies, vegan hempseed burgers and many other recipes. Hempseeds contains a high proportion of amino acids in ratios best suited for human assimilation. The hempseeds protein content is approximately 23%. Hemp seeds also contains essential minerals including Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Sulphur. Hemp seeds are also high in dietary fibre. Hemp seeds provide Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) Linoleic Acid (LA) and Linolenic Acid (LNA) as well as containing Gamma Linolenic acid (GLA). Of the fat in hempseed, we have found 56% is Linoleic and 19% is Linolenic (a ratio of 3:1 is considered the optimum balance).
Furthermore, oil from hemp seeds is far more valuable, in terms of concentrated nutrients, than soybean the nearest vegan alternative.
–visit hemp protein page and hemp oil nutritional information pages to learn more