Organic Roasted Buckwheat

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Size: 500g
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What Is Organic Roasted Buckwheat (Kasha)?

Energising and nutritious, Buckwheat is a plant cultivated for its grain like groats, which are small, crunchy and have a distinctly triangular appearance. It is available throughout the year and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into a porridge.

It has been a staple in eastern European diets for decades and while many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed, related to rhubarb and sorrel. This means that buckwheat doesn't produce gluten as its not closely related to wheat or other similar species!

There are various popular Buckwheat Preparations available other than Raw Buckwheat, with the most popular alternatives being Buckwheat Flour and Roasted Buckwheat (Known as Kasha)

Why Should I Get Organic Roasted Buckwheat (Kasha)?

Kasha is darker in colour, crunchier and has a more refined flavour than raw buckwheat. It is generally better suited to savoury dishes which tend to compliment its toasted flavour. Kasha can still be used in just the same manner as raw buckwheat making a good alternative to rice and porridge.

The roasting process may change the flavour and aroma of the buckwheat somewhat however it is still equally Energizing and nutritious, 340g provides more than 20% of your RDA of fibre, it also has 8 of the Essential Amino Acids your body needs, being especially rich in lysine - which is fortunate as typically lysine occurs infrequently in true cereal grains. Kasha is also high in Iron, B-Vitamins, phosphorous, potassium, iron and calcium.

Instructions For Use:

Use for sweet or savoury uses such as buckwheat porridge. To Cook: 1. Add 2 cups of water per 1 cup of buckwheat. 2. Bring to a boil over a medium heat. 3. Reduce heat, cover, and let it cook for 5-10 minutes, until the water evaporates. 

Storage Instructions:

Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat and damp.

Packaging Details:

Eco Friendly 100% Recyclable Packaging. Re-sealable pouch for Long Lasting Freshness!

(Some Large sizes may have non resealable packaging)

What's In My Organic Roasted Buckwheat (Kasha)?
Ingredients:  Organic Roasted Buckwheat

May contain traces of nuts, peanuts, sesame seed, cereals containing gluten & soya

Suitable for Vegan & Vegetarian diets

Country of Origin:  Netherlands

Nutritional Information
Typical Values Per 100g
Energy 379kcal/1605kJ
Protein 14  g
Fat 3.4  g
 - Of Which Saturates 0.7  g
Carbohydrates 72 g
 - Of Which Sugars - g
Salt Trace mg
Fibre 3.9 g



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