Doves Farm Organic Wholemeal Buckwheat Flour 1kg


£2.25 per kg

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A stoneground flour milled from wholegrain buckwheat which is grown, stored or processed adjacent to wheat and other cereals. Traditionally used for pancakes and pasta.

In times gone by buckwheat, fagopyrum esculentum, has been called sarrasin and black wheat due to the black outer casing of the triangular seeds.

Buckwheat is a member of the rhubarb family which ripens in late autumn. It is a traditional food in Russia where it is known as kasha, as well as featuring in dishes from Northern China, Tibet and Europe.
The flour has a calico colour and natural sweetness which can impart a pleasing flavour to noodles, pancakes, pasta and home baking.

Baking with Buckwheat Flour
Buckwheat flour is well suited to cake and biscuit baking.
For bread baking combine buckwheat flour with a strong bread flour.
Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Typical ValuesPer 100g
Energy 1480kJ
Fat 2.1g
of which saturates 0.4g
Carbohydrate 68g
of which sugars 0.8g
Fibre 3.1g
Protein 13.2g
Salt 0.03g
Buckwheat Flour*, *Organic produce
Dietary Information
May Contain Cereals Containing Gluten, May Contain Wheat


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12 January 2020 by 
Gluten Free Flour

Buckwheat isn't a member of the wheat family and it doesn't contain gluten. Hence, you can't make a 'normal' loaf using 100% buckwheat, it just won't rise. It's supposed to be used for gluten free recipes. It's OK to add a small percentage of buckwheat to wheat or other gluten grains to make a bread, but the nature of the beast is that it doesn't rise. Always best to ferment your grains too, before consuming to break down those phytates.

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23 December 2019 by 

Always use Allison's and it comes out perfect in the bread maker. On using this I had to bin as I knew it wasn't going to turn out well. It was like modeling clay. I was worried it was going to break the machine!

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