Foodies’ Ingrained Loyalty to Quinoa Sprouts A Backlash

The Wall Street Journal – September 14, 2013

“I’m just going to come right out and say it,” began Janelle Rouse of Iowa on Twitter last month. “I don’t actually like quinoa.”She wasn’t the only one eager to get her true feelings about quinoa off her chest. A “Dickensian gruel” is how another Twitter user described it. Someone else likened the translucent grains to “itty-bitty tadpoles that twitch around in ponds.”

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah)
On my plate won’t be SEEN-wah.

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