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Whole Buckwheat

$8.00

Buckwheat, like amaranth, is a pseudocereal not actually related to wheat, with groats the shape of small pyramids. Japanese soba noodles are made from buckwheat, as are traditional French galettes, and in Eastern European the groats are roasted to make kasha.