Although called wheat, buckwheat is not actually related to the wheat plant, it is actually related to the rhubarb plant. Recipes range from breads to salads.
These gluten-free pancakes are full of nutritious ingredients: linseeds, buckwheat, brown rice flour and more! The balsamic mushroom and leek topping is equally delicious on its own.
Recipe by: Patsy Jamieson, Diane Temple
These little Russian pancakes have a deliciously distinctive flavour thanks to the buckwheat flour. Try them topped with a spoonful of your favourite dip.
Recipe by: Zoë Harpham
Buckwheat is mixed with onions and pasta to make this very simple and traditional Western European side dish. It is a staple at our holiday table and delicious drenched in gravy.
Recipe by: Lobbylady
Buckwheat is not a grain or a type of wheat but is used as if it were. The hulled roasted seeds are called groats or kasha. When cooked, they have a nutty taste.
Recipe by: Lynn Lewis
The mix of grains in this recipe - buckwheat, brown rice and brown lentils - give a great variety of textures.
Recipe by: Cathie
If you don't like rice, try this recipe with which pairs buckwheat with bacon. It's a hearty, meaty side dish that goes with anything.
Recipe by: REDFIORO
These blini are equally good whether they are served with sweet jam or something savoury like smoked salmon and creme fraiche.
Recipe by: kate
Kasha, or toasted buckwheat grains, makes a pleasant change from rice and pasta. Add seafood and raw vegetables and you have a delicious, filling salad.
Recipe by: Elaine Russell
It can almost be guaranteed that most, if not all, of these ingredients are already in the cupboard. This is a great afternoon tea cake, to serve with coffee - maybe with a little cream and some fresh berries on the side.
Recipe by: hezb
A powerful combination of flavours: Greek olives, Dijon mustard, scallops, garlic, and mildly bitter buckwheat noodles. Amazing!
Recipe by: maplewood