Buckwheat hulled

  • Contains good proportions of all essential amino acids (eight proteins that the body cannot manufacture).
  • Is high in complex carbohydrates,
  • Has plenty of protein (11%) and
  • B vitamins – almost the entire range of b complex vitamins
  • Is rich in minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, zinc, selenium, iron and calcium.
  • Is cholesterol free and is almost fat free.
  • Contains a substance that lowers and stabilizes blood glucose.
  • is not part of the wheat family, therefore is a suitable & nutritious grain for people who are sensitive to wheat or other gluten grains.
  • Has a distinctive nutty flavour
  • can be cooked and served in a similar way to rice. It can also be a great addition to soups, used to make tabouli or even a gluten-free porridge.

To cook

  • rinse
  • add one part buckwheat to two parts boiling water or broth.
  • Bring to the boil then turn down the heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.