Net Weight: 350g
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Health Benefits and Nutrition info
Buckwheat is a seed that can be used by people that are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain gluten. It is also proven to be good for the cardiovascular system with significant benefits to postmenopausal women and lower cholesterol levels as well as control high blood pressure. Adding buckwheat in your diet has also be linked with blood sugar control and the high concentration of magnesium in these seeds makes them ideal for controlling diabetes. Amongst its other benefits, buckwheat can help prevent gallstones and protect from breast cancer.
Buckwheat is a seed. The flower grown on this plant is very attractive to bees that use it to produce a special honey with a distinguished dark colour and strong flavour.
Buckwheat was originally found in Southeast Asia with its first real debut in the Balkan area of Europe around 4000B.C. It has also a rich history in the United during the colonial times.
How to enjoy
It is available throughout the year and it can be used as an alternative to rice or porridge.
Here is a list of our recipes using Buckwheat:
Buckwheat Salad with Feta and Tomatoes
Preparation and cooking tips
Try adding these seeds to your salad, or pastries and you will be amazed. You can also enjoy buckwheat risotto, granola, pancakes, cookies and biscuits.