Buckwheat, mushrooms & wakame

Did you know that buckwheat is actually a fruit kernel? Buckwheat (Fagopurum esculentum) comes from the common dock and rhubarb family, however it is often categorised as a grain. It belongs to the goosefoot speciesĀ (Chenopodiaceae) that includes quinoa spinach, rhubarb, beets and sorrel. Most people would know the buckwheat flour used in American breakfast pancakes … Continue reading Buckwheat, mushrooms & wakame