How to Cook Buckwheat – A step by step guide to cooking a gluten free food

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Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat and is often sought as a gluten-free alternative to wheat. High in iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and zinc, buckwheat is a healthy addition to any soup, or great as a side. See the step by step guide to cook buckwheat here: Complete Nutrition Facts for Buckwheat Music for this video provided by Musopen Song — Danza Espanola, Op. 37, H. 142 – XII. Arabesca Composer — Enrique Granados Performer — William Riley Link to Song with Creative Commons Public Domain Licence:

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  1. breakingthisdown

    That doesn’t look very appetising. =S?

  2. bigkolibri

    However I cook it, the way old Russian babushka taught? me. After buckwheat is rinsed, throw it in the pot and heat it on medium heat, constantly mixing, for about 5 minutes. In the meantime, bring the water to boil in the teapot. I use electric pot, but it’s not imperative. Then pour hot water into hot buckwheat and turn down to lowest setting and cook tightly covered, until all water is gone. The kasha comes out perfect every ti

  3. bigkolibri

    You have to add BOILING water, not cold. Bring it to boil and quickly turn down to lowest? setting. Cook tightly covered, until all water gone, dont mix it in the process. That way each grain will be intact, yet completely cooked.

  4. Whinestee

    Well, what’s the? right way then?

  5. bigkolibri

    It was? cooked the wrong way. That’s why it looks mushy.

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