When I was young (er), we’d eat buckwheat plain, maybe with a piece of meat and sauce, like beef rolls. In recent years, I see it making somewhat of a comeback in Polish cooking. It is being used in salads, stuffing, pierogi or a new dish to me, called “kaszotto” (a Polish version of risotto, which I will also […]
So today I have a recipe for buckwheat pancakes for you. My basic recipe for sweet vegan crêpes will follow soon, which we also have almost weekly. This time around I made the pancakes with buckwheat flour only, but you can mix it well with another flour like spelt flour.
Buckwheat is naturally free of gluten because it’s not a grain, but a polygonaceous plant and is even related to rhubarb. It’s a powerhouse of nutrients and provides a high content of fiber and protein. The grains contain three times as much lysine as most other cereals – this essential protein provides strong bones among other things. In addition buckwheat contains plenty of vitamin E and B1 or B2, minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium as well as silicic acid, which is very important for skin and hair.
This dish is super simple to make, but an absolute bomb. It’s also a great way to use up any leftovers, especially if you have some precooked buckwheat lying around. You could basically do this with any other grain as well. The casserole itself is very filling and satisfying and can also be prepared in […]
I find it difficult to get a good gluten-free bread, even if nowadays you find many products in supermarket. Then, I always prefer a home-made bread rather than buying a ready product. I also like combining all purpose gluten-free flour with buckwheat, quinoa or millet flour, so you add other important minerals into your nutrition. Today […]
Throughout the last year I have tried quite a lot of different ways of eating. After I have been diagnosed with Acid Reflux last year, I had quite some issues with digesting most of the Food I ate. I had several Check-ups at several different doctors and after I ate low carb for 4 weeks […]
So pancakes, made with, BUCKWHEAT ! Like everyone and their mother this basic woman has fine tuned her own basic buckwheat pancake recipe. But hey, I think its pretty good (decent at best?) so I thought I’d share. Do not get the wrong impression here, this is a weekend breakfast for days when I don’t […]
Chocolate chip cookies are one of the most popular cookies. I’m sharing with you a little healthier version of choco chip cookies by using unrefined flours like buckwheat and whole wheat flours. We are using butter in this recipe but if you want, you can use coconut oil instead. I’ve added some tiny bits […]