Buckwheat has been popular since ancient times and can be prepared in many different ways

In the past, buckwheat was a common dish on villagers\’ tables. Not only was it easily available, it was cheap and tasty. Its origins can be traced back to Central Asia, where it spread to our country as early as the 12th century and remained a very popular food for centuries, but unfortunately it has been forgotten over time and fashionable food trends such as vegetarianism and macrobiotics are bringing buckwheat back to the table.pohanka na poli
So why the resurgence?
– It contains a good balance of 18 amino acids.
– It is a plant-based protein source for those with gluten sensitivity.
– It is the most important carbohydrate because of its high starch content.
– Because of its high content of unsaturated fatty acids, it lowers blood cholesterol levels and prevents atherosclerosis.
– Its fiber content guarantees the prevention of hypertension.
– It is an important source of zinc, copper, selenium, manganese, vitamins B1 and B2, and choline, which regenerate liver cells damaged by alcohol.
– It is the best natural source of rutin, which affects the elasticity of blood vessel walls and has a significant impact on varicose vein disease.
– It is very good for detoxification in the body.
– It is recommended for consumption in people with duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, tumors of the intestines, bleeding, and heavy and long menstrual periods.
Simple dishes can be prepared by people unfamiliar with the kitchen.japonské jídlo s pohankou

Buckwheat Flour Pancakes with Carrot Salad
Ingredients: 250 g carrots, 150 g ground buckwheat flour, 130 ml water, 2 tablespoons sour cream, 1 egg, honey, lemon juice, chopped walnuts, apple, marjoram, chives, oil, salt.
Procedure Make small patties, adding water as needed. Fry quickly in light oil (about 3 minutes per side). For garnish, grate the carrots and peeled apples and season with honey, lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Serve in bowls and garnish with chopped nuts and sour cream.