Organic Buckwheat is a nutritious, naturally wheat-free ingredient that is commonly used as an alternative to rice.
Grown and packed on the Daman family farm, on the north-west coast of Tasmania.
Despite the name, buckwheat groats are not actually a grain, but a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb. Organic buckwheat has a distinctive nutty flavour and can be cooked and served in a similar way to rice.
Buckwheat is rich in amino acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and is a natural source of protein.
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No GMO. Preservative and additive free.
Buckwheat is often used to make crackers, bread and noodles. It is also a great substitute for rice and porridge.
Before cooking, buckwheat must be thoroughly rinsed under running water to remove any dirt or debris. Add one-part buckwheat to two parts water or broth. Bring to the boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
It is a low food miles crop, which is grown, harvested, hulled and packed, all on the certified organic Daman family farm, on the North-West coast of Tasmania.
No insecticides or pesticides are used during the growing process and no preservatives or additives are used during the processing of the grain.
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