List of buckwheat dishes

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Memil-muk is a Korean jelly dish prepared using buckwheat starch

This is a list of buckwheat dishes, consisting of dishes that use buckwheat as a main ingredient. Buckwheat is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. A related and more bitter species, Fagopyrum tataricum, a domesticated food plant common in Asia, but not as common in Europe or North America, is also referred to as buckwheat.

Buckwheat dishes[edit]

Buckwheat kasha with butter
A yakisoba noodle dish
  • Blini – an Eastern European pancake made with buckwheat flour
  • Kaletez – a Breton pancake made with buckwheat flour
  • Memil-buchimgae – a Korean pancake made with buckwheat flour
  • Ploye – a pancake made of buckwheat flour,[1] wheat flour, baking powder and water popular in Northeastern Canada and the United States
  • Crêpe bretonne – a traditional dish in Lower Brittany, it can be made of wheat (sweet crêpe) or buckwheat (salted crêpe). This latter is less well-known and should not be confused with the buckwheat pancake typical of Upper Brittany, which has a different recipe.
  • Crozets de Savoie – small flat square-shaped pasta originally made in the Savoie region in southeast France, the crozets were traditionally made at home by housewives using buckwheat or wheat, or sometimes both.
  • Broeder, a traditional Dutch dish: a batter with buckwheat flour, yeast, and other ingredients is boiled in a cotton bag.
  • Galette-saucisse – a French street food item consisting of a hot sausage wrapped in a cold type of crêpe called galette de sarrasin or Breton galette. The French region known as Upper Brittany is the traditional homeland of the dish, which is prepared using buckwheat for the crêpe and pork sausage.
  • Jat-guksu – a Korean noodle dish consisting of buckwheat or wheat flour noodles in a bowl of cold broth made from ground pine nuts. It is a local specialty of Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
  • Kasha – an English-language term for the pseudocereal buckwheat, in Central and Eastern Europe, kasha is a dish made of any kind of grains boiled in water or milk, i.e. a porridge.
  • Kasha varnishkes – a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish that combines kasha (buckwheat groats) with noodles, typically farfalle (bow-tie pasta).[2]
  • Kig ha farz – a cooked dish eaten traditionally in Brittany consisting of various meats simmered in a broth with a buckwheat flour based pudding.
  • Mak-guksu – a Korean buckwheat noodle dish served in a chilled broth and sometimes with sugar, mustard, sesame oil or vinegar.[3]
  • Memil-muk – a Korean dish consisting of a light gray-brown muk (jelly) made from buckwheat starch.[4] It is commonly served as banchan (a side dish accompanying rice) as well as anju (food accompanying alcoholic drinks).
  • Mezzelune – a semi-circular stuffed pasta, similar to ravioli or pierogi. The dough is usually made of white flour or buckwheat flour, durum semolina, and mixed with eggs and olive oil.
  • Muk – a Korean food made from grains, beans, or nut starch such as buckwheat, sesame, and acorns and has a jelly-like consistency.
  • Naengmyeon – a Korean noodle dish of long and thin handmade noodles made from the flour and starch of various ingredients, including buckwheat, potatoes, sweet potatoes, arrowroot starch and kudzu.
  • Oyaki – a Japanese dumpling made from a fermented buckwheat dough wrapped around a stuffing of Japanese vegetables, fruit, or anko bean paste and then roasted on an iron pan.
  • Poffert - a traditional Dutch dish from Groningen; a batter containing buckwheat flour and other ingredients is cooked au bain marie in a special tin
  • Poffertjes – a traditional Dutch batter treat resembling small, fluffy pancakes; they are made with yeast and buckwheat flour[5][6] and have a light, spongy texture.
  • Soba – the Japanese name for buckwheat,[7] it usually refers to thin noodles made from buckwheat flour, or a combination of buckwheat and wheat flours (nagano soba).
  • Stip – a regional dish in the Dutch provinces of Groningen, Drenthe and Overijssel, it is served as buckwheat porridge with a hole containing fried bacon and a spoonful of syrup.

Beverages[edit]

Memil-cha, a buckwheat tea
  • Buckwheat tea – a tea prepared using roasted buckwheat
  • Buckwheat whisky – a type of distilled alcoholic beverage produced entirely or principally from buckwheat.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stern, J.; Stern, M. (2011). Lexicon of Real American Food. Lyons Press. p. pt216. ISBN 978-0-7627-6830-1. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Rombauer, I.S.; Becker, M.R.; Becker, E.; Guarnaschelli, M. (1997). JOC All New Rev. - 1997. Scribner. p. 247. ISBN 978-0-684-81870-2. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Kim, Violet "Food map: Eat your way around Korea" CNN Go. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-12
  4. ^ Koo, Chun-sur (Autumn 2003). "Muk : A Refreshing Taste to Whet the Appetite". Koreana. 17 (3). Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  5. ^ Tiefenbacher, K.F. (2017). The Technology of Wafers and Waffles I: Operational Aspects. Elsevier Science. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-12-811452-0. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Poffertjes". Holland.com.
  7. ^ Asahi Shinbunsha (1962). This is Japan. Asahi Shimbun Newspaper Publishing Company. p. 278. Retrieved May 30, 2018.