Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Buckwheat surprises me

I was reading up on buckwheat when getting ready to post the kielbasa recipe and found out some incredible information.

Buckwheat has NO relation to wheat, in spite of the name. That means people with wheat allergies can eat it. It grows in places where nothing else seems to grow and thrives on cooler temperatures. It isn't even a grain, in the botanical sense.

You can read more about this marvelous plant here


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