Buckwheat

Buckwheat-HulledBuckwheat is grain-like, but not a grain. Wheat, rice and other grains have bran and germ, but buckwheat does not, and comprises a shell with a kernel inside. Whole buckwheat kernels are called groats and are cooked in the same way as rice; added to soups, rissoles and any cooked dish.

Buckwheat flour is heavy, dense, and is useful in pancakes, waffles, noodles (soba) and dumplings.

A traditional Chinese medicinal food, used to stimulate blood circulation and energy. Buckwheat, being a rich source of iron, makes it a valuable blood builder.

Vitamins: A, B, B17, C, P

Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium

Community Foods stock organic hulled buckwheat from China. We can freshly mill it on site. We also stock 100% Buckwheat noodle from Japan and organic Soba noodles too.