Unroasted Buckwheat, Organic, Abel & Cole (500g)

(37.8p per 100g)
Organic Vegan
Buckwheat’s a gluten free pseudo-grain, and interestingly, closer related to rhubarb than wheat, being a fruit seed, not a cereal grain as widely thought. This 500g bag makes an incredible porridge or alternative to rice.
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The Suma story starts in Leeds in 1975 when Reg Taylor and a few other wholefood boffins got together to create their own co-op. Flash forward a good few years and Suma are one rather well respected bunch. They’ve just been awarded Co-operative of the Year (2014) for starters, and for mains their stance on ethical food is seconds to none. So when it came to sourcing our own range of fantastic store cupboard things, Suma were the obvious choice. We’ve rustled up something truly fantastic with Suma - amazing and ethical rice, pulses, grains and polenta more where that came from. We hope it sets your pulses racing.


Organic buckwheat May contain traces of peanuts, nuts, soya, gluten and sesame.

Storage & prep

Keep in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Once opened, store in an airtight container. Use two cups of water or stock per one cup of buckwheat (roast first for a nuttier flavour). Boil the liquid, add the buckwheat and reduce the heat. Simmer for 15 minutes stirring regularly. It's cooked when all the liquid has been absorbed and has a slightly chewy, tender taste. Season to taste.


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