Doves Farm Stoneground Wholemeal Buckwheat Flour 1kg

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In times gone by buckwheat, fagopyrum esculentum, has been called sarrasin and black wheat due to the black outer casing of the triangular seeds.  

Buckwheat flour makes delicious pancakes, blinis, noodles and specialist pasta.

 

Wholemeal Buckwheat Flour

Ingredients: buckwheat flour.

Allergy advice: May contain WHEAT or other GLUTEN containing cereals.

Ingredients from more than one country. Milled in the UK.

Storage: to keep your flour at its best, roll down the top after use and store in a cool dry place.

Packaging material: paper. 

 

Typical values per 100g
Energy 1422kJ
  335kcal
Fat 2.9g
of which saturates 0.6g
Carbohydrate 65.4g
of which sugars 1.4g
Fibre 6.4g
Protein 11.9g
Salt 0.05g
I have just used this for the first time in a flan / custard tart, instead of regular flour. My expectations were dubious about the results but the pastry is actually one of the highlights of the dish. The flour seemed to cook better as a pastry than the usual common plain wheat flour. The blind bake produced a lovely 'short' texture. I topped this with egg custard mix and dropped in some frozen strawberries and rebaked. There is something delicious and special about the pastry, it changed while cooking with the filling. It took on the moisture and flavour of the eggs and strawberries and didn't go soggy, more of a stodgy deliciousness. This flour has potential in the baking department!
By Ms Carol Hawthorn
24 Mar 2013

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£3.30 £0.33/100g

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Free from

  • Milk
  • Peanuts
  • Egg
  • Soya

Good to know

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Wholemeal
  • Stoneground

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